Education & Resources

Classes

  • Life Care Planning

    Medicine is not just about technological interventions, but also about caring for the whole person and their family. Join us and learn how you can explore what is important to you, what you value most and how to plan for the future. Presented by Vincent Nguyen, M.D.

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  • The Use of VR for Minimally Invasive Skull Base Surgery

    Join Robert Louis, M.D. as he discusses the combinations of advanced technologies and minimally invasive techniques which are progressively leading to better outcomes in neurosurgery. Advanced visualization systems including virtual and augmented reality will be introduced in their present and prospective future states. Integration of these technologies into routine practice and their impact on modern … Continued

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  • Scoliosis: Definition and Treatment Options

    Join Dr. Jankowski, a neurosurgeon specializing in spine, to learn about scoliosis, its presentations and what treatment options are available. Presented by Pawel Jankowski, M.D.

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  • Post COVID-19 Neurological Manifestations

    In this class, Dr. Jassam will discuss the long-term neurological complications of COVID-19, what we are learning about their causes and some ongoing research and study results. Presented by Yasir Jassam, M.D. Dr. Jassam is a board-certified physician specializing in psychiatry and neurology. He completed his neurology residency at Tufts Medical Center and a fellowship … Continued

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  • How to Prevent a Stroke – Live Steam

    Stroke is the number one cause of adult disability and the fourth cause of death in the U.S. Join us to learn about the risk factors and warning signs of stroke. We’ll also be discussing the latest innovations in stroke intervention and treatment delivered by Hoag’s rapid response team.

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  • Alzheimer’s Disease: Latest Research and Prevention Strategies

    This class will focus on current definitions of Alzheimer’s Disease and Minimally Cognitive Impairment (MCI), how clinicians screen and diagnose these conditions. There will be a review of potential implications of earlier diagnoses of MCI/AD for patients, society and the healthcare system as a whole. Presented by Gus Alva, M.D.

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  • Hoag 2nd Annual Virtual Reality Symposium

    Advanced Visualization and Immersive Therapeutics: State-of-the-Science Join us for this virtual educational conference focusing on the latest applications of Virtual Reality. A preview of the new Hoag Center for Advanced Visualization and Immersive Therapeutics Lab will be presented at this conference. International experts in the field of Virtual Reality will speak about how virtual and … Continued

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  • Zoom Pre-Op Spine Q&A Class

    We are now offering a virtual Spine patient Q&A class through Zoom. This optional pre-op education class is for patients scheduled for or who are having spine surgery. Classes are for patients, their caregiver may attend with them. Please make sure you have your handout from the doctor’s office or downloaded it on the website … Continued

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  • Minimally Invasive Treatment Options for Spine…

    Is your back hurting? Are you feeling increased pain or discomfort from simple tasks like walking or driving? Join premier Hoag Orthopedic Institute spine surgeon Jeremy Smith, M.D., as he discusses treatment options for common problems affecting the spine and back, including minimally invasive treatment and surgical options. Dr. Smith will wrap-up with a Q&A … Continued

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  • Virtual Communication Recovery Group

    Practice your communication skills in a group setting among others with neurogenically-based challenges. Each meeting will address spoken and written expression as well as listening and reading comprehension. The group is facilitated by licensed speech-language pathologists. The group will be held virtually via Zoom. A link will be emailed out to registered participants one day … Continued

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