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Scoliosis Dialogues: An SRS Podcast

The Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) podcast is aimed at delivering the most current and trusted information to clinicians that care for patients with scoliosis and other spinal conditions. From news in the world of spinal conditions, to discussions with thought leaders in the field, we aim to provide up-to-date, quality information that will impact the daily practice of spinal conditions.

Pediatric Lead Hosts: Ryan Fitzgerald, MD and Jaysson Brooks, MD; Adult Lead Hosts: Kariman Abelin-Genevois, MD, PhD and Jeff Mullin, MD, MBA; Pediatric Hosts: John Vorhies, MD and Cynthia Nguyen, MD; Adult Host: Masood Shafafy, FRCS(Orth) and Charla Fischer, MD

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SRS Research Grants | Descriptions, Guidelines, General Information

Episode 36 | Duration: 11:29 | File size: 8345KB | Posted: May 18, 2022

Taken from the 2022 SRS Research Grant Outcome Symposium on March 5, 2022, join Virginie Lafage, PhD as they share the descriptions, guidelines, and general information for the SRS Research Grants. Introduction by Carol A. Wise, PhD.


29th IMAST | Whitecloud Award Winners

Episode 35 | Duration: 31:26 | File size: 21301KB | Posted: April 20, 2022

Join hosts Kariman Abelin-Genevois, MD, PhD and Ryan Fitzgerald, MD as they interview the 2022 Whitecloud Award winners - Leah Carreon, MD, MSc; Jian Cao, PhD; and Jie Li, MD.


29th IMAST | Session Moderator Live Interviews

Episode 34 | Duration: 10:55 | File size: 10696KB | Posted: April 13, 2022

Join Kent L. Walker, DO, SRS Social Media Committee Member, and a selection of IMAST 2022 Moderators as they share with you their take-aways from each session during the meeting.


29th IMAST | Virtual Experience: Podcast and Social Media

Episode 33 | Duration: 9:54 | File size: 9360KB | Posted: April 6, 2022

Join Jaysson T. Brooks, MD, SRS Podcast Committee Chair and Robert H. Cho, MD, SRS Social Media Committee Chair as they have a discussion about how to enhance your 29th IMAST virtual experience.


29th IMAST Preview

Episode 32 | Duration: 28:10 | File size: 20542KB | Posted: March 30, 2022

Join host John S. Vorhies, MD as they interview Ahmet Alanay, MD, IMAST Committee Chair; Stefan Parent, MD, PhD, IMAST Committee Chair Elect; and David L. Skaggs, MD, MMM, IMAST Committee Past Chair. They'll preview what to expect during this year's International Meeting on Advance Spine Techniques as well as what's new and not-to-miss.


Women's History Month | Prof. Burger & Dr. Miller

Episode 31 | Duration: 45:48 | File size: 30404KB | Posted: March 23, 2022

Join guest hosts Christina K. Hardesty, MD and Megan Johnson, MD as they celebrate Women's History Month by each having a conversation with Evalina L. Burger, MD and Nancy Hadley Miller, MD.


Women's History Month | Dr. Farley & Dr. Sacramento

Episode 30 | Duration: 53:21 | File size: 17875KB | Posted: March 16, 2022

Join host Cynthia V. Nguyen, MD and guest host Michelle C. Welborn, MD as they celebrate Women's History Month by each having a conversation with Cristina Sacramento, MD, PhD and Frances A. Farley, MD.


Women's History Month | Dr. Blakemore

Episode 29 | Duration: 39:04 | File size: 27414KB | Posted: March 9, 2022

Join guest host Jennifer M. Bauer, MD as they celebrate Women's History Month by having a conversation with Laurel C. Blakemore, MD.


Women's History Month | Dr. Karol: In Memoriam

Episode 28 | Duration: 32:07 | File size: 25716KB | Posted: March 2, 2022

Join host Jaysson T. Brooks, MD as they kick-off Women's History Month by having a conversation about Dr. Lori Karol's career with Mark A. Erickson, MD; Lorena V. Floccari, MD; A. Noelle Larson, MD; Amy L. McIntosh, MD; James O. Sanders, MD; and Jay Shapiro, MD.


Black History Month | Mr. Nnadi

Episode 27 | Duration: 25:31 | File size: 20144KB | Posted: February 16, 2022

Join host Jaysson T. Brooks, MD as they celebrate Black History Month by having a conversation with Colin Nnadi, FRCS (Orth).


Black History Month | Dr. Crawford

Episode 26 | Duration: 1:02:53 | File size: 21429KB | Posted: February 2, 2022

Join host Jaysson T. Brooks, MD and guest hosts Terrence G. Ishmael, MBBS and Alvin C. Jones, MD as they celebrate Black History Month by having a conversation with Alvin H. Crawford, MD.


2019 SRS Traveling Fellows

Episode 25 | Duration: 36:16 | File size: 28933KB | Posted: January 19, 2022

Join hosts Jaysson T. Brooks, MD and Ryan E. Fitzgerald, MD as they interview the 2019 SRS Traveling Fellows about the program and their experiences.
* George H. Thompson, MD | Senior Traveling Fellow
* John M. Caridi, MD
* Addisu Mesfin, MD
* Greg M. Mundis Jr., MD


Happy New Year | A Review of 2021 & A Preview of 2022

Episode 24 | Duration: 13:41 | File size: 11417KB | Posted: January 5, 2022

Join hosts Jaysson T. Brooks, MD; Ryan E. Fitzgerald, MD; and Jeffrey P. Mullin, MD, MBA as they review the past year as well as what to look forward to in the coming year with Scoliosis Dialogues: An SRS Podcast.


56th SRS Annual Meeting | Hibbs Award Winners

Episode 23 | Duration: 52:05 | File size: 21498KB | Posted: December 8, 2021

Join hosts Charla Fischer, MD; Jeffrey Mullin, MD, MBA; and Masood Shafafy, FRCS(Orth) as they interview the three 2021 SRS Annual Meeting Hibbs Award Winners:
Christopher P. Ames, MD - Russell A. Hibbs Best Basic Research Paper
Sigurd H. Berven, MD - Russell A. Hibbs Best Clinical Research Paper
Jeffrey L. Gum, MD - Russell A. Hibbs Best Clinical Research Paper


Sponsored Content | Medtronic - How Predictive Analytics and Enabling Technologies are Changing the Way We Practice Spine Surgery

Sponsored Content | Medtronic | Duration: 30:58 | File size: 22248KB | Posted: November 9, 2021

Join Dr. Patrick Sugrue, Neurosurgeon at Advocate Aurora Health; Dr. Dan Hedequist, Chief of Spine Division, Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital; and Dr. Joe Osorio Director, Spinal Oncology and Deformity Surgery at UC San Diego Health, as they discuss using technology in their practice including UNiD™ ASI (Adaptative Spine Intelligence), O-arm™O2 2D Long Film feature, and Mazor™ Robotic Guidance System.


56th SRS Annual Meeting | Poster Award Winners

Episode 22 | Duration: 29:50 | File size: 19896KB | Posted: November 3, 2021

Join hosts Cynthia Nguyen, MD and Jaysson Brooks, MD as they interview the two 2021 SRS Annual Meeting Poster Award Winners:
Wanis Nafo, PhD - John H. Moe Best Basic Research Poster
Caglar Yilgor, MD - Louis A. Goldstein Best Clinical Research Poster


2021-22 SRS Board of Directors (Part 2) | Directors at Large

Episode 21 | Duration: 17:28 | File size: 14156KB | Posted: October 18, 2021

Join guest host Ashtin Neuschaefer, CAE, SRS Executive Director, as they interview the newly appointed directors at large of the 2021-22 SRS Board of Directors: Evalina L. Burger, MD; Michael P. Kelly, MD; and Khaled M. Kebaish, MD.


2021-22 SRS Board of Directors (Part 1) | Officers

Episode 20 | Duration: 17:41 | File size: 14031KB | Posted: October 15, 2021

Join guest host Ashtin Neuschaefer, CAE, SRS Executive Director, as they interview the newly appointed officers of the 2021-22 SRS Board of Directors: Munish Gupta, MD, Education Council Chair Elect; David L. Skaggs, MD, MMM, Treasurer; and Marinus de Kleuver, MD, PhD, Vice President.


Hispanic Heritage Month | Dr. Roberto and Dr. Bas

Episode 19 | Duration: 31:06 | File size: 23809KB | Posted: October 13, 2021

Join host Jaysson T. Brooks, MD and guest host Arizt I. De Leon Robles, MD as they celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month having a conversation with Rolando F. Roberto, MD and Teresa Bas, MD, PhD.


56th SRS Annual Meeting | SRS President, 2021-2022

Episode 18 | Duration: 18:21 | File size: 12813KB | Posted: September 25, 2021

Join host Jeff Mullin, MD as they interview the incoming SRS President, Christopher Shaffrey Sr, MD. They discuss Dr. Shaffrey's upcoming year as SRS president - what he wants to accomplish and what he sees for the future of SRS.


56th SRS Annual Meeting Preview

Episode 17 | Duration: 25:14 | File size: 20375KB | Posted: September 21, 2021

Join host John Vorhies, MD as they interview Michael Kelly, MD, Program Committee Chair; Amer Samdani, MD, Education Committee Chair; and Suken Shah, MD, Education Council Chair. They'll preview what to expect during this year's Annual Meeting as well as what's new and not-to-miss.


56th SRS Annual Meeting | SRS President, 2020-2021

Episode 16 | Duration: 20:56 | File size: 16400KB | Posted: September 18, 2021

Join host Jeff Mullin, MD as they interview the outgoing SRS President, Muharrem Yazici, MD. They discuss Dr. Yazici's past year as SRS president - what he accomplished and what he plans to continue working on.


SRS Global Outreach Committee Series | Dr. Schwend

Episode 15 | Duration: 1:20:16 | File size: 28881KB | Posted: September 7, 2021

Join SRS Global Outreach Committee Member Michael Heffernan, MD as they interview Richard Schwend, MD. This interview covers a wide variety of topics including aspects of Rick's life, his thoughts on balancing family and medicine, as well as his efforts in global outreach.


Spine Deformity | The Official Journal of SRS

Episode 14 | Duration: 23:11 | File size: 16282KB | Posted: August 11, 2021

Join hosts Charla R. Fischer, MD and Jaysson T. Brooks, MD as they discuss the Spine Deformity Journal with Editor-in-Chief, John E. Lonstein, MD and Deputy Editor - Social Media, Bob H. Cho, MD.


SRS Early Career Surgeon Task Force | Mentorship

Episode 13 | Duration: 22:14 | File size: 14766KB | Posted: July 27, 2021

Join host Jaysson T. Brooks, MD as they discuss with Rene M. Castelein, MD, PhD and Tom PC Schlosser, MD, PhD their mentor and mentee relationship through the years.