Summer Spine Symposium 2023

Summer Spine Symposium-Course Directors

This page is designed for Registered Attendees of the Summer Spine Symposium to complete their plans for attending the meeting. If you would like general information on the meeting content, location, program, and more, visit the main Event Page.

Location & Accommodations

Course Location & Accommodations

The course will be held at Grand Summit Hotel, Park City, Utah, a classic American West ski lodge with sophisticated amenities and elegant service.

Address: 4000 Canyons Resort Dr, Park City, UT 84098 — See Map

The room block is officially closed. Contact the hotel by phone (below) to inquire about late additions.

Grand Summit Hotel Rooms

Rates & Room Types

Our guest block at Grand Summit is a mix of standard guestrooms and spacious 1-bedroom condos. However, many 2-bedroom condos are also available at the rate of $499 p/night. If you’re booking for a family or group, be sure to call the hotel and ask what options are available.

  • Standard Hotel Room: $299.00 (+tax/fees)
  • One Bedroom Condo: $379.00 (+tax/fees)

Reservations Procedure

  • Phone855-332-1601 | choose option 1, then option 3
    • The reservation desk open from 8am-5pm MT. Reference the group code BPCCED23 or the group name Summer Spine Symposium.
    • If you are booking bonus dates before/after the Symposium (up to +/-3 days at the group rate), or would like information on condos, please call to book.


Amenities of this hotel include:

  • On-site garage parking, valet available
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Complimentary Hi-Speed Wireless Internet
  • Restaurants and lounges
  • Onsite laundry
  • Year-round heated outdoor pool and hot tubs
  • Fitness center
  • Spa treatments

Reservations Policies

To reserve a room, $49.00 is due at the time of booking, with 100% due 3 days before arrival. All payments are non-refundable.

Registration Policies

Registration Deadline:

June 12th

Corporate/Industry Registration

Corporate representatives must register through an exhibiting company. Please contact Kate Laney for details at or 630-681-1040 x301


Register early! There is limited space available for this course. Individuals who register after the course is full will be placed on a wait list and contacted if space becomes available.

Cancellation Policy

  • You may cancel your registration for a full refund in case of health-related travel restrictions (from institution or state or federal government) or medical emergency.
  • Cancellation for other reasons: Full refund less $150 administrative fee if cancelled prior to June 12. No refunds after June 12. Other costs incurred by the registrant, such as airline or hotel penalties, are the responsibility of the registrant.
  • In the unlikely event that health restrictions prevent us from holding the Summer Spine Symposium in person, 50% of registration fees will be refunded, and 50% of registration fees will be applied either to a virtual meeting, or to next year’s meeting.

Registration Fees

Surgeon: $795*

Late Registration Fee (after June 12): +$150

*Former fellows of the two spine programs will be offered special discounts. Please contact Alison Matta for details.

Registration includes program sessions, course materials, and meals and events listed in program.

Register Today

Space will fill rapidly! Make sure to register today for this elite symposium.

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Group Activities

We have planned an array of four summer activities for you to enjoy with your families and colleagues during the program’s open afternoons. You must sign up for these activities in advance of the meeting.

Summer Spine Symposium Challenge Cup

The Challenge Cup is officially full; contact Alison Matta to inquire about late entries.

Bring your best golf game to the Summer Spine Symposium as Cedars-Sinai alumni face off against Och Spine alumni in a hard-fought contest for glory. Not a member of either alumni group? You’re still welcome to play. Recognition will also be awarded for Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin, Lowest Gross, and Lowest Net.

Date: Friday, July 14
Time: 10:40 am shotgun start; conclude by 4:00 pm
Location: Canyons Golf at Grand Summit (onsite, no transportation required)
Deadline: Sign up by June 6, 2023
Cost: $275 p/player | +$75 for club rental | meal not included
More details: Pairings and detailed tournament logistics will be available in late June.

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Trap Shooting Expedition

The signup deadline for this activity has passed; contact Alison Matta to inquire about late registration.

Compete with a private group of colleagues on this all-inclusive excursion. Enjoy shooting clay pigeons at a rustic trap shooting range in Kamas, Utah, only 20 minutes from Park City. Transportation and lunch are provided. The range offers two motorized traps, one standard and one wobble, catering to amateur or advanced shooters. The best shooters will win glory for their program.

Date: Friday, July 14
Time: 11:00 am shuttle departure from Grand Summit Hotel
Return by 2:00 pm
Age Limits: Ages 12 yrs. old and up
Deadline: Sign up by June 12, 2023
Cost: $149 p/person | includes shuttle, box lunch, all necessary gear, firearms, and ammo
*Note: If the required minimum of 8 participants is not met, this activity may be cancelled. You will be fully refunded.

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Whitewater Rafting Adventure

The signup deadline for this activity has passed; contact Alison Matta to inquire about late registration.

Bring the whole family on an expertly guided rafting adventure on the Weber River. With the first rapid only 50 yards below the put in, this excursion makes for an exciting half-day trip on a 13-foot Super Puma raft. Paddle through splashy, exciting Class II rapids with assistance from your experienced guide. Calm stretches provide opportunities to bask in the sun, search for wildlife, or start a water fight.

Date: Saturday, July 15
Time: 10:45 am shuttle departure from Grand Summit Hotel
Return by 4:00 pm
Age Limits: Ages 4 yrs. and up. All participants must be able to swim
Deadline: Sign up by June 12, 2023
Cost: $240 p/person | includes shuttle, box lunch, and all necessary gear

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Horseback Mountain Trail Ride

Unwind in nature on a guided horseback tour over thousands of acres of secluded privately owned mountainland, enjoying the company of your well-mannered steed. You’ll experience the area’s natural, pristine alpine lakes, wildflower-laden meadows, rugged ridges, and expansive mountain views, and may even catch a glimpse of the abundant wildlife from deer to elk and moose!

Date: Saturday, July 15
Time: 12:30 pm shuttle departure from Grand Summit Hotel (eat lunch before you go!)
Return by 3:00 pm
Age Limits: Ages 8 yrs. and up
Deadline: Sign up by July 10, 2023
Cost: $150 p/person | includes shuttle and all gear
*Note: If the required minimum of 10 participants is not met, others from outside the program may be included in this activity

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