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The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery

April 12-14, 2017 • Boca Raton, FL USA

ISASS17 - 5K Fun Run to Benefit IASP

For International Advocates for Spine Patients

ISASS17 5K Fun Run to Benefit IASP

Whether you are a seasoned runner, just a beginner or enjoy walking, don't miss out on this unique opportunity to raise funds for IASP during ISASS17! IASP - International Advocates for Spine Patients – is ISASS' sister organization and patient advocacy arm that partners physicians, patients and the medical industry to advocate for high quality, widely accessible and cost effective spine care for patients around the world. IASP is a donation funded organization, without your financial support we can not help the patients looking to IASP for guidance and assistance.

Date: Friday, April 14, 2017
Time: 6:30 am to 7:30 am
Place: The Mizner Center, Boca Raton, Florida
Participant Registration Fee: $35.00
Course Map →

Let your friends, family, colleagues and patients know they can support your efforts to raise funds for spine patient advocacy by sponsoring your run. We've made sponsorship easy! Simply provide individuals wishing to sponsor you with the following link:


Use on the "Donate to IASP" button at the bottom of the page. All donations will go directly to IASP. Be sure your supporters mention your name on the form before submitting their donation. The 5K participant raising the most funds will be awarded free registration to ISASS18 ($1,000 value).

IASP will be posting photos during the event to our Facebook page using the hashtag #IASPDontTurnBack. Tell your supporters to "like" the IASP Facebook page (IASP - International Advocates for Spine Patients) to catch a glimpse of you in action!

Thanks to our 5K Fun Run Sponsors:

GOLD - Cardan Robotics, LLC
BRONZE - Spinal Kinetics and Innovasis

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The IASP Mission

IASP is an international organization partnering physicians, patients and the medical industry; we are charging ahead in our mission to advocate for high quality, widely accessible and cost effective spine care for patients around the world. IASP helps spine patients that have been denied coverage of a procedure or treatment their physician or spine surgeon deemed medically necessary. We can't turn our backs now. In order to continue our research, education and advocacy efforts, we need your support! Run with us and Don't Turn Back!

Register or Donate to the IASP 5K Fun Run

IASP is a 501(c)(6) approved tax-exempt non-profit by the Internal Revenue Service. Donations to this non-profit are NOT tax deductible.

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ISASS17 Conference Information

We invite you to take a look at the comprehensive ISASS17 program developed by and for spine surgeons:

Conference Schedule →
Scientific Program →
Program Committee →
CME Information (20+ AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™) →
Exhibitor Prospectus →

Join the world's leaders in spine at the premier spine surgeon focused annual conference. Further information on registration and housing is now available at the registration site:

Register Today →

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ISASS17 Program Committee

Hee Kit Wong, MD, Singapore – ISASS President
Kern Singh, MD, USA - Overall Program Chair
Ali Araghi, DO, USA and Finn Bjarke Christensen, MD, PhD, Denmark - Clinical Program Co-Chairs
Alpesh Patel, MD, FACS, USA and Ashish Diwan, FRACS, PhD (UNSW), Australia - Basic Science Program Co-Chairs
Greg Anderson, MD, USA and Y. Raja Rampersaud, MD, Canada - MIS Program Co-Chairs
Mark Kurd, MD, USA and Seok-Woo Kim, MD, PhD, South Korea - Poster Co-Chairs
Rolando Garcia, MD, USA and Sheeraz Qureshi, MD, USA - Lab Co-Chairs

Thank you to our sponsors:

GOLD - Medtronic
SILVER - Globus
SILVER - Nuvasive

Questions? Please contact Heather Howard at heather@isass.org for more information.
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