Continuing Medical Education

The University of California, San Francisco Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) offers educational opportunities for physicians and allied health care professionals to improve their abilities as practitioners by way of a comprehensive selection of CME activities.

We are committed to advancing neurosurgery through continuing medical education courses for all health care professionals involved in treating patients with neurosurgical disorders, and offer numerous CME activities throughout the year. Those interested in CMEs in neurosurgery may search the Office of Continuing Medical Education website by department or course date, as well as other search options available on the site. We offer the following annual CME courses:


Neurosurgery Update Course

Napa, CA

The program provides the latest updates and recent advances in the field of neurosurgery. Open to neurosurgeons, neurosurgery residents, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other allied health professionals.

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UCSF Spine Symposium

San Francisco, CA

The UCSF Spine Symposium is an annual two day event emphasizing pioneering trends in diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for patients suffering from spinal disorders.



UCSF Techniques in Complex Spine Surgery

Las Vegas, NV

The UCSF Techniques in Complex Spine Surgery Course is a two-day course emphasizing pioneering trends in spinal surgery. This interactive course includes didactic lectures by leaders in the spine community as well as a hands-on bioskills lab.

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Neurosurgeon Corinna Zygourakis leads a demonstration at the complex spine surgery CME


Pituitary Disorders: Advances in Diagnosis and Management

Redwood City, CA

This course provides endocrinologists, neurosurgeons, and other providers who care for patients with pituitary disorders with a review and update of the more commonly encountered problems in the realm of pituitary medicine.



Neurotrauma Symposium

San Francisco, CA

This annual meeting provides neurosurgeons and other neurotrauma providers with clinical updates and new research findings in the field.

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