AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 25, Number 3, 2016

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Neurosurgery Call: Challenges and Opportunities

Neurosurgery Call: Challenges and Opportunities

James B. Shea; Nancy Timmons | NERVES

Emergency Department (ED) call has become an increasingly hot-button issue for many neurosurgeons whether in private practice as part of an academic practice or employed by a hospital system. Historically, physicians were expected to provide …

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Interview with Dr. Ke Mao

Interview with Dr. Ke Mao

Jamie J. Van Gompel, MD | AANS International

This month we have the pleasure of traveling to south China to interview an up-and-coming neurosurgeon in epilepsy surgery from Chengdu, China: Dr. Ke Mao from the West China Hospital of Sichuan University (WCH). Chengdu …

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AANS at the Congress of South Africa

AANS at the Congress of South Africa

Jillian R. Bernas, MPP, MEd | AANS International

The second annual Continental Association of African Neurosurgical Societies (CAANS) Congress took place in Cape Town, South Africa, from Sept. 25-29, 2016. It was held in conjunction with the 25th  Society of Neurosurgeons of South …

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NPA Update

NPA Update

Michele Anderson | NPA Report

In the past few years, the NeuroPoint Alliance (NPA) has established a number of coordinated multi-specialty society registry efforts. Recent efforts include the SRS registry project developed with the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) …

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NREF Sponsors Symposium for Mid-career Neurosurgeons

NREF Sponsors Symposium for Mid-career Neurosurgeons

Catherine M. Powers, CAE | NREF

The NREF is sponsoring a first-time neurocritical care symposium for practicing neurosurgeons, in order to fill practice and knowledge gaps that they may encounter post-training as the state of neurocritical care is evolving.  The symposium will …

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Applications Open for Fellowships

Applications Open for Fellowships

Catherine M. Powers, CAE | NREF

The NREF is pleased to announce that grant applications for two prestigious awards are now open on the NREF Online Grant Portal: the Post-Residency Clinical Fellowships and the William P. Van Wagenen Fellowship. Awarded annually since …

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Washington Watch

Washington Watch

Katie O. Orrico, JD | Washington Watch

So far, 2016 has been a busy year on the health policy and advocacy front, and the AANS/CNS Washington Committee and your Washington Office staff have been working hard to promote policies that benefit neurosurgeons …

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AANS Bylaws Report

AANS Bylaws Report

AANS Neurosurgeon | AANS News

At the AANS Annual Business Meeting held on May 2, 2016, in Chicago, seven proposed Bylaws Amendments were presented to the Voting Membership. On June 15, Voting Members of AANS were sent ballots and asked …

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