2013 Annual Meeting Daily

October 11

October 10

October 9

  • 1002-NO Bridge_Featured Welcome to the NASS 28th Annual MeetingThe NASS 28th Annual Meeting opens today by playing to its traditional strengths while introducing new events and bringing back some old favorites. Read More
  • Dubner_Featured Translating Research to Practice: Common Thread in Opening SessionThe approaches of speakers at today’s afternoon sessions will come from three different angles but they have the same target—using research to improve the treatment of patients. The sessions will take place from 1:10 to 3:30 pm in Theater ABC. Read More
  • Symposium to Look at Role of Media in Reporting on Health CareHealth care and the science of medicine are big news to health care professionals and the public, whether published by a medical journal or a mainstream news outlet. Hear about what goes into publishing articles across several media from journalists and health care professionals during a symposium today. Read More
  • Three NASS Members to Receive Recognition AwardsThree long-time NASS members will be honored at the NASS Recognition Awards presentation from 10:55 to 11 am Friday in Theater B. Honored at the ceremony will be Lawrence G. Lenke, MD, who will receive the Leon Wiltse Award; Michael G. Fehlings, MD, PhD, FRCSC, who will receive the Henry Farfan Award; and Marjorie L. Eskay-Auerbach, MD, JD, who will receive the David Selby Award. Read More
  • Spine Care Research Presented in Many Formats During MeetingThe NASS Annual Meeting will build on its history of highlighting spine care research, with more than 650 presentations during the program in different formats, including Best Papers at general sessions, symposia, concurrent sessions and ePosters. Read More
  • Special Events Scheduled for Annual MeetingSeveral special events will be presented during the Annual Meeting to allow attendees to connect with colleagues or meet new peers in the field. Read More
  • Learn About NASS Benefits at Resource CenterVisit the NASS Resource Center in the lobby on the first level of the convention center to learn about new NASS benefits and services, view electronic posters and purchase NASS publications and products. Resource Center hours are: 6:30 am to 5 pm today, 7 am to 5 pm Thursday and Friday, and 7:30 am to noon Saturday. Read More
  • NASS to Release Choosing Wisely RecommendationsNASS members will get a first look today at the NASS Choosing Wisely® list with the release of “Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question” in spine care as part of the Choosing Wisely campaign, led by the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation. The list will be released after the Presidential Guest Speaker address. Read More
  • 1002-Exhibits_Featured Learn About Spine Products, Services at Technical ExhibitionLearn about the products and services of more than 300 spine care companies at the NASS Annual Meeting Technical Exhibition. The exhibit hall also features dining options, Solution Showcase theater presentations by vendors, product demonstrations in the Surgical Showcase laboratory, Practical Theater presentations by NASS volunteers, the NASS Exercise Center and a golf swing analysis booth. The exhibition is open: 10 am-5 pm today; 9 am-5 pm Thursday; and 9 am-1:30 pm Friday. Read More