Statutory name: Stichting Society of Lateral Access Surgery (SOLAS®)

RSIN: 855611911

Mission: The specific purpose of SOLAS is to shape the future of lateral access spine surgery through collaboration among members, exchange of ideas, and the promotion of new techniques that benefit patients. The Society will accomplish its purpose by establishing a collective of spine surgeons with a common interest to advance minimally disruptive lateral access spine surgery techniques through clinical research, peer-to-peer education, and community (member and patient) outreach initiatives.

Policy Plan: SOLAS will maintain and update a Policy Plan outlining how it performs its activities to achieve the objectives and mission. SOLAS activities include scientific research, annual and regional research meetings, and educational courses all focused on minimally disruptive lateral access spine surgery. Initial funding for SOLAS to perform its activities will be through corporate sponsored grants.

Board of Directors: The SOLAS Board of Directors is composed of all voluntary positions. A current list of the Board of Directors can be found HERE.

Activities Reporting: An annual activities report will be completed and shared following the first official year of SOLAS as an independent organization.

Financial Accounts: SOLAS is an independent foundation. Financial reporting for 2019 can be found HERE.

Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions.