Spring 2020

Chair's Message

Over the last two years, the Joint Section of Neurotrauma and Critical Care (JSNTCC) has endeavored to accomplish meaningful advances to further our mission. We have worked to maximize our member engagement, and several initiatives have been undertaken...

Editor’s Corner

In this Spring 2020 issue we focus on The World of Neurocritical Care . For neurosurgeons, particularly those in neurotrauma, neurocritical care is a crucial and an integrated part of our practice; however, as neurocritical care has evolved into a separate...

Member Spotlight: Dr. S. Alan Hoffer

The Trauma Section presents a spotlight on Dr. S. Alan Hoffer, associate professor of neurosurgery and neurology, director of the Traumatic Brain Injury Center and co-director of the Neurocritical Care Center at University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case...

Current Status of Neurocritical Care for Traumatic Brain Injury in Japan

Editor’s Note: Author Dr. Eiichi Suehiro works in the department of neurosurgery at the International University of Health and Welfare School of Medicine in Narita, Japan. First of all, I would like to express my deepest sympathy to those who died f...

Acute Care Neurosurgery: An Evolving Practice Model

Neurosurgery patients often require treatment in the intensive care unit (ICU). Traditionally, the scope of practice for neurosurgeons included acute and postoperative critical care for their patients and thus, neurosurgeons have not needed...

Committee Roster

Current Officers Chair: Julian Bailes (2018-20)Chair-Elect: David Okonkwo (2018-20)Secretary/Treasurer: Patti Raksin (2018-20)Past Chair: Daniel MichaelMembers-At-Large: Martina Stippler MD and Craig Rabb MD (2018-20) Committee Chairs (2019-2020)...