Typically held in February, the annual Masters in Skull Base Symposium is designed for the senior neurosurgery and otolaryngology residents and fellows interested in complex cranial and skull base surgery. The participants are invited to attend this three day symposium which takes place in the USF Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS) facility. Participants will perform various skull base approaches including some of the most difficult and rare complex cranial and skull base procedures.
The educational format is a combination of didactic and cadaveric simulation. Lectures are presented by neurosurgery and otolaryngology symposium facility, as well as esteemed guest speakers. Previous guest speakers include Dr. Albert L. Rhoton, Jr., Dr. Michael Link, and Dr. Jeffery Keller. In the cadaver lab, participants have the opportunity to perform various skull base approaches.