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Dear colleagues and friends,

The 2019 Annual Postgraduate Course (11th cycle – 2nd year) of the European Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (ESPN) will be held in Harrogate, United Kingdom, from May 20 to May 25, 2019.
It is a great pleasure and honor to host the ESPN Training Course, which has lead the way in the education of Pediatric Neurosurgery for the past three decades.
The ESPN training courses are internationally acclaimed for their high scientific content which takes place in an informal atmosphere with strong interaction between faculty and trainees and represent a unique opportunity to meet peers in the field of Pediatric Neurosurgery.


The ESPN 2019 Annual Postgraduate Course (11th cycle – 2nd year), Harrogate, United Kingdom, 20/05/2019-25/05/2019 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 30 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. more information →
  • About ESPN Course

    The ESPN Annual Postgraduate Course in Pediatric Neurosurgery is the main vehicle of the Society to
    address and educate the next generation of professional in our subspecialty.

    It runs in 3-year cycles, comprising the following modules:

    • 1st module: hydrocephalus, cysts, posterior fossa tumors, head trauma
    • 2nd module: dysraphism, spinal tumors, craniovertebral junction, vascular, sellar and suprasellar tumors,
      orbit and skull, midline tumors, craniosynostosis
    • 3rd module: cerebral hemispheric tumors, infection, spasticity, pineal region, epilepsy

    Learn more

  • The Society

    The European Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (ESPN) promotes the health of children in Europe and throughout the world by encouraging the ethical transmission and exchange of neuroscientific information and techniques related to Pediatric Neurosurgery.

  • Registration

    Please contact the ESPN Course Secretariat at info@espncourse.org for further information

  • Venue

    The Crown Hotel Harrogate
    Crown Place, Harrogate,
    North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
    Tel: + 44 01423 706604

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