Category: Safety

Dr. Vitale’s Dedication to Safety in Spine Surgery—News from NewYork-Presbyterian

Posted on July 21, 2022

Advances in Pediatric Orthopedics A Steadfast Obligation to Safety in Spine Surgery What began as a concern a number of years ago about a surgical complication observed by Michael G. Vitale, MD, inspired a transformational initiative in spine deformity surgery safety that is today ... Read More

Dr. Vitale Speaks at EPOS (European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society) Annual Meeting 2022

Posted on April 18, 2022

EPOS Annual Meeting in Denmark Dr. Vitale recently attended the 2022 EPOS Annual Meeting (European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society), April 6–9 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He spoke on topics including "Younger age at spinal cord detethering is potentially associated with a  reduced risk of ... Read More

2nd Annual Safety in Spine Surgery Month Is Here

Posted on April 08, 2022

The 2nd Annual Safety in Spine Surgery Month, which Michael Vitale, MD chairs, kicks off in April. This month-long event includes a series of resources and live webinars that are dedicated to the vision of S3P (Safety in Spine Surgery ... Read More

Safety in Spine Surgery Month—Thank You and What’s Next

Posted on April 29, 2021

A summary of Safety in Spine Surgery Month, from S3P: Thank you for participating in Safety in Spine Surgery Month! We closed out the month with an excellent April 29 webinar on Leveraging the Team to Make Spine Surgery Safer. The ... Read More

Spine Surgery Safety tips —Highlights of Week 3 of the S3P 2021 event

Posted on April 21, 2021

Spine surgery safety tips and education was the focus, and it was full of practical advice on implementing checklists and guidelines. This was week 3 of the Safety in Spine Surgery Project, 2021. For easy reference, here they are: Our April ... Read More

S3P’s Safety in Spine Surgery Month, Week 2!

Posted on April 16, 2021

Check out what has been happening during Safety in Spine Surgery Month on the S3P website. Here's a quick summary: We had some amazing videos sharing the message about safety in spine surgery, with both top-level commentary as well as practical tips. ... Read More

First Annual Safety in Spine Surgery Month Announced by S3P

Posted on February 11, 2021

The Safety in Spine Surgery Project is pleased to announce the First Annual Safety in Spine Surgery month, taking place in April of 2021. The goal of this project is to improve safety in spine surgery by sharing guidelines, techniques, ... Read More

Dr. Michael Vitale featured on @nyphospital twitter page

Dr. Michael Vitale was featured on the New York Presbyterian Hospital's twitter page @nyphospital.  Check out their tweet about his trip to AAOS annual conference   .@mgv16 is the Chief of Pediatric Spine and Scoliosis Service at #NYP Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital ... Read More

Dr. Michael Vitale Chairs the 3rd Annual Safety in Spine Surgery Summit

On April 20, Columbia hosted the 3rd Annual Safety in Spine Surgery Summit in New York City to a sold-out audience with keynote speaker General Stanley McChrystal and co-chaired by Columbia Orthopedics Chief Quality Officer and Chief of Pediatric Spine ... Read More

Dr. Michael Vitale participates in a Risk and Safety of Spine Surgery Webinar

Posted on December 14, 2017

Dr. Michael Vitale participated in a Risk and Safety of Spine Surgery Webinar which was hosted by Hospital of Special Surgery.  He spoke about Making a Safer Environment.  He also was on a panel discussion for case presentations.  It was ... Read More