Global Neurosurgical Update & Educational Summit (2021 Global Neurosurgery - Lyceum Series)

2021 Global Neurosurgery - Lyceum Series

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021
Thursday, November 4th, 2021

In depth discussions on the challenges and learning opportunities in neurosurgery across the globe for medical students, residents, and practitioners. A showcase and exchange of global ideas and technology. A platform for creating collaborations and research opportunities for medical students and residents. International experts highlighting the current status of global neurosurgery. An entire spectrum of neurosurgical topics to be discussed.

Anil Nanda, MD, MPH, FACS
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Neurosurgery
Rutgers University - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School & New Jersey Medical School
Senior Vice President of Neurosurgical Services RWJBarnabas Health

Dear Colleagues,
I want to welcome you to the Global Neurosurgical Update & Educational Summit. As Yeats said, “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” We have a star lineup to discuss neurosurgical educational needs for our med students, residents, and faculty. I hope you are able to join us for this exciting international event

2021 Peter Carmel Orator
Jonathan Holloway, PhD
President, Distinguished University
Professor, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

2021 David & Lya Neumann Orator
David Ochinsky, PhD
Director of the Division of Medical Humanities at NYU,
Author & Pulitzer Prize winner for his book Polio: An American Story.
Author of Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America’s Most Storied Hospital.

2021 Honored Guest
Majid Samii, MD
Emeritus President & CEO Neurosurgery
International Neurology Institute

2021 Honored Guest
Karin Muraszko, MD
Chair and Julian T. Hoff, M.D. Professor, Neurological Surgery
University of Michigan

2021 Honored Guest
Nelson Oyesiku, MD
Professor of Medicine & Chair of Neurosurgery
UNC School of Medicine

2021 Honored Guest
Robert F. Spetzler, MD
Emeritus President & CEO
Emeritus Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Barrow Neurological Institute

2021 Honored Guest
Franco Servadei, MD
Professor Department of Neurosurgery, Humanitas University and Research Hospital
Milano Italy

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Submission Deadline: October 4, 2021
The 2021 Global Neurosurgery Lyceum Series is accepting abstracts for the Global Neurosurgical Update & Educational Summit. The submission deadline for abstracts is October 4, 2021. Notification of abstract status will be emailed by October 11, 2021. Please send all abstracts/final presentations/e-posters to

General Guidelines
Abstracts must be submitted and presented only in English.

Individuals should submit material only if they, or a designee, are committed to registering for and attending the conference to present the paper or poster.

There is a limit of two abstracts per person which can be submitted.

There are two types of presentations: oral and e-poster presentation.

You may indicate your presentation preference (oral or e-poster). The Abstract Selection Committee determines the final presentation format. If you’re selected for an oral presentation, you will be required to submit a power point presentation, for which you will allotted 10 minutes time. If you’re selected for an e-poster, you should submit a pdf (maximum 2 pages) of your article, which will displayed on our site during the symposium.

Please specify on each abstract who is the presenting author, if your abstract contains multiple co-authors.

Please specify which category your submitting the abstract under: Medical Student or Resident/Fellow or Others. Awards will only be given for the best abstract in the following categories: Medical Student and Resident/Fellow.

Registration is not mandatory in the submission process. However, all presenters must register for the conference by October 4, 2021, otherwise the abstract will not be included in the final program.

There will be no extension for abstract submission after October 4, 2021.

All abstracts must have conclusion/results completed by the submission date. Abstracts describing data that have not yet been collected and/or analyzed as of the abstract deadline will be rejected.

Abstracts may be edited until the deadline for submission. After that date, no changes in content or authors may be made. Edits would include changing the title, adding or deleting authors or changing the abstract body. Once the review process begins, no changes to the submissions are allowed; no exceptions.

Abstracts must promote quality in healthcare or advances in science and must not promote a specific product or pharmaceutical, biotech and/or device company. In addition, abstracts selected for the symposium cannot contain advertising, trade names or a product-group message. Generic names or terms must be used in your abstract content.

Certificates will be sent to the presenting author after the event (if any of the co-authors would like a certificate, then they must be registered for the event).

Members of Industry: Your abstract content must be limited to basic science research (e.g., preclinical research, drug discovery) or the processes/methodologies of research, themselves unrelated to a specific disease or compound/ drug. Content must not be related to clinical applications of the research/discovery or clinical recommendations concerning the business lines or products of your employer.

For more information, regarding abstract submission and presentation, please email Erin Dunkley ( or Bharath Raju (

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This CME/CE Certified activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, and Continuing Nursing Education Contact Hours and AAPA Category 1  CME credit.