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Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events*

Thursday, September 22, 2022

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Welcome & General Session - Why Build a Center of Excellence

2:30pm - 2:45pm

Coffee Break with Exhibitors

2:45pm - 4:00pm

Pre-Operative, Intraoperative & Post- Operative ERAS
Michael Y Wang, MD FACS
Professor, Neurological Surgery & Rehab Medicine
Spine Fellowship Director
Chief of Neurosurgery, Univ. of Miami Hospital
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Cathy Rosenberg, APRN ACNP-B
ACNP-B Clinical Instructor, Department of Neurological Surgery
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

4:00pm - 4:15pm

Coffee Break with Exhibitors

4:15pm - 5:30pm

The Team Approach for Spine Care; Non-Surgical and Surgical
Northwestern University Panel


Evening on Own

Friday, September 23, 2022

7:00am - 8:30am


8:30am - 9:30am

Marketing Strategies to Increase your Customer Base
Susan Medlin
Chief Marketing Strategist
Vintage Marketing

9:30am - 10:00am

Break with Exhibitors

10:00am - 11:00am

Are you Measuring what Matters?
Porter Jones, MD

Vice President of Clinical Transformation
Avant Garde Health

11:30am - 1:00pm


1:00pm - 2:15pm

Spine Centers of Excellence - Payor Panel
Adam L. Myers MD, MHCM, FACHE
Chief Clinical Transformation Officer
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

Dr. Sayed Shahid
Optum Health Solutions

Brian Asmussen, MBA (moderator)

2:15pm - 3:00pm

Being Prepared for the Future of Spine Care
Kate Zenter, SG2


Exhibitor Break Down

3:15pm - 4:30pm

Spine Center of Excellence Tour:
Northwestern Medicine Center for Spine Health

*Session times, speakers and descriptions may change prior to meeting