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Department of Neurosurgery Grand Rounds: Tumors, Tremors & Tic Douloureux — Modern Approaches to Age-Old Disease

Location: Zoom

Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Time: 4–5 p.m.

Contact: Cecilia Owen

About the Event

This installment of Neurosurgery Grand Rounds features Aswhin A. Kamath, M.D., presenting “Tumors, Tremors and Tic Douloureux: Modern Approaches to Age-Old Disease.”

Contact Cecilia Owen for the Zoom information.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Discuss the historical significance of brain tumors, movement disorders and trigeminal neuralgia in the field of neurosurgery.
  • Describe how the management of these diseases have evolved over time.
  • Identify current approaches to the identification and treatment of these conditions.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuroscientists, other medical and surgical specialists and health care professionals
  • Secondary: Advanced practice providers, nursing staff, residents, medical students, undergraduates and allied health professionals


This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient Care and Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement, Interpersonal and communications skills, Professionalism and System-based Practice
  • IOM: Provide patient-centered care, Work in interdisciplinary teams, Employ evidence-based practice, Apply quality improvement and Utilize informatics
  • IECC: Values/Ethics for Interprofessional Practice, Roles/Responsibility, Interprofessional Communication, Teams and Teamwork

Speaker Disclosure

Ashwin A. Kamath, M.D., speaker for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Planner Disclosure

John Kuo, M.D., Ph.D.; Nicole Virnig, Cecilia Owen and Natalie Beas Fraga, planners of this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.