South East Europe Neurosurgical Society (SEENS), Semmes Murphey Clinic and Department of Neurosurgery, UT: Leadership Symposium

Faculty Pre-meeting Dinner: Capital Grille, May 3, 2018 18:00

Location: MERI Neurosurgical Institute, Memphis, TN, USA

Date: May 4, 2015

Time: Registration and continental breakfast 7:30. Symposium: 8-11 a.m.

Moderators: Kenan Arnautovic and Frederick Boop

Faculty and lectures (10 minutes each and 5 min discussion):

Jon Robertson (Professor of NS, Past President of AANS): Lifelong leadership in neurosurgery: what would I do different in retrospect

Kresimir Rotim (Professor of NS, SEENS Honorary President, Past President Croatian Neurosurgical Society,): Turning mission impossible into possible: new horizons of leadership

Lukas Rasulic (Professor of NS, President of SEENS, President of Serbian Neurosurgical Society): SeENS within EANS and WFNS - Turning impossible missions into new perspectives of leadership

Kevin Foley (Professor of NS, Chairman SMC):  Lifelong innovations and advancements in neurosurgery: my biggest mistakes

Miroslav Vukic (Professor of NS, President of Croatian Neurosurgical Society, Vice-President of WFNS): CSF Circulation landmark discoveries: What we know, what we do not know and what we want to know.

Fatos Olldashi (Professor of NS, President Albanian Neurosurgical Society): Management of neurotrauma in low income country

Andrew Gienapp (Residency Program Coordinator and Medical Editor, SMC and Department of Neurosurgery, UT): How to publish in best neurosurgical journals

Rasim Skomorac (Professor of NS, President Bosnian Neurosurgical Society): Organization of Neurosurgical Units in Health Care System of Bosnia and Herzegovina- Challenges and Opportunities

John Lewis (CEO SMC): Nonmedical director to neurosurgeons: impossible mission?

Bruno Splavski (Professor of NS, Past Vice-President Croatian Neurosurgical Society): Nanotechnology in neurosurgery: are we going to be operating in the future

Adam Arthur (Professo​r of NS): Developing vascular neurosurgery center of excellence: challenges

Ibrahim Omerhodzic (Neurosurgeon, Secretary, Bosnian Neurosurgical Society, Assistent Secretary of SEENS), Neurosurgical training program in Europe: EANS and SEENS Perspective

Mirza Pojskic (Neurosurgeon, Marburg University, Germany): From neurosurgical internship in Zenica, Bosnia and fellowship at SMC to becoming the youngest neurosurgeon in Germany: What did it take



First Annual Art Experience

First Annual Art Experience on Friday, April 15th from 5:30pm - 9:00pm. We invite you to come and join us for a chance to experience exquisite art and jewelry to purchase, while you listen to our jazz band entertainment, the Jorge Calzada Trio, and take a chance in the Silent Auction and Wine Pull.

If you would like more information on this event, If you are an artist or jewelry maker, and are interested in participating, please contact Sara Gewin. We also are accepting donations for the silent auction and wine pull along with sponsorship opportunities.


5K Race & 1 Mile Family Fun Run

5K Race and 1 Mile Family Fun Run Saturday, March 5th. You will get an official Race shirt and drawstring backpack filled with goodies! Even if you can’t attend, please sign up to be a Ghost Runner, and we will mail you your official Race Shirt.

Sign up to run by going to: Semmes Murphey Foundation 5K


Forget me Not Alzheimer’s Day Services Caregiver’s Conference

Tuesday, November 10 join us for the Forget me Not Alzheimer’s Day Services Caregiver’s Conference at the Kroc Center.


Walk to end Alzheimer’s Botanic Gardens


Learning About Essential Tremor

Join us for a FREE seminar


Hydrocephalus Walk Overton Park

Saturday, September 19th join us for the Hydrocephalus Walk in Overton Park.


Degenerative disc study is enrolling patients

Dr. Autry Parker of Semmes-Murphey is currently accepting patients for enrollment in a clinical study for people with chronic low back pain secondary to degenerative disc disease. The clinical trial involves a novel biologic therapy to treat nonsmoking patients with MRI confirmed, one or two-level degenerative disc disease. All study related treatment is provided free of charge to the participants. To see if you qualify, please contact your physician for a referral or Contact Dr. Autry Parker at (901) 763-0037.




Neuroscience Case Conference




Neurovascular Case Conference

Every Wednesday 5:00-6:00pm