Annual Meeting


Save the Date for the SIS 26th Annual Meeting

The SIS 26th Annual Meeting will be held in Chicago, August 15-18, 2018.

Opportunity to Present Original Research

The 26th Annual Meeting will include podium presentations of abstracts as well as a Poster Presentations with Authors session that offers CME credit. All submissions will be evaluated for recognition as Best Clinical Abstract and Best Basic Science Abstract. Fellows and residents are especially invited to submit their research for consideration of the Best Fellow Abstract or Best Resident Abstract Awards. The submission deadline is February 5, 2018. Visit for details.



25th Annual Meeting Recap

The Society's 25th Annual Meeting was held July 19-22, 2017 in San Francisco, the city where SIS grew into what it is today. Join us next year in Chicago, where the next chapters in the SIS story are being written.

We invite you to relive and share some of your favorite moments of the SIS 25th Annual Meeting on Facebook. Follow this link for the #SIS25th photo gallery, and download the Final Program.


25th Annual Meeting Fundraising Update

Thanks to two anonymous donors who matched donations SIS raised $21,430 during the meeting and an additional $6,275 in proceeds from the 4th Annual Fun Run/Walk for Research. You can help continue the momentum by making a single donation or enrolling to make an automated monthly contribution as research, advocacy, and education challenges and opportunities are constantClick here to support your specialty.

View the results of the 4th Annual Fun Run/Walk for Research here.

25th Annual Meeting Attendees—Complete Your CME Claim

Those of you who attended the General Session of the 25th Annual Meeting in San Francisco may claim up to 17.75 CME credits. 

Please use this 
link to SIS’s eLearning platform SpineNet to complete your meeting evaluation. YOU MUST LOGIN TO THE SIS WEBSITE WITH YOUR USERNAME AND PASSWORD. The evaluation will allow you to claim the number of hours you attended, which will be used to generate your Continuing Medical Education (CME) certificate.

By taking this evaluation you enable the Spine Intervention Society to continue to enhance and provide the highest quality educational activities. Upon completion, please allow three weeks to receive your CME certificate via email.


Congratulations to the 2017 Research Award Winners


Patricia Zheng, MD, Multi-Institutional Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Prospective Study of Intraarticular Lumbar Zygapophysial Joint Corticosteroid Injection(s) as Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain in a    Selected Population


Georg C. Feigl, MD, Anatomical Topographical Investigation of the Dorsal Thoracic Branch of the Spinal Nerve: Are There Consequences for Techniques of Thermocoagulation?


Brittany Bickelhaupt, MD, Cadaveric Study of the Articular Branches of the Shoulder Joint


Sri Mallempati, MD, Cervical Interlaminar Epidural Flow Patterns: An Analysis of the Varied Patterns Seen Using Contralateral Oblique View


Thank You to the 25th Annual Meeting Sponsors

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Value of Support

Diamond $65,000+

Platinum $45,000-64,999

Gold $30,000-44,999

Silver $20,000-29,999

Bronze $7,500-19,999


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