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How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?

How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?

Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FAANS | Editorial License

“You practice and you get better. It’s very simple.” Philip Glass Science and practice are not words typically uttered together. Yet, AANS President Shelly Timmons, MD, PhD, FAANS, FACS, took the bold leap of marrying them as The …

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More of Science Trumps All

More of Science Trumps All

Anand Rughani, MD, FAANS; Sarah Porter, MPH | STATLine

Quality outcomes and patient satisfaction remain high priorities in today’s world of healthcare.  Both are laudable, but few studies have asked whether they are related. This study examined the relationship between a specialty-specific lumbar spine …

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On Intuition

On Intuition

Kathryn Ko, MD, MFA, FAANS | The Neurosurgeon's Studio

Intuition is supple, science muscular and the relationship slippery. This unease contributes to the tendency to dismiss intuition as junk. Yet, intuition is thicker than a guess. It is the unscientific belief in an internal …

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The Science of Practice: Codman and Cushing

The Science of Practice: Codman and Cushing

Aruna Ganju, MD, FAANS | Editorial License

In this issue of the AANS Neurosurgeon, our colleagues address the science of practice, a theme that was intentionally chosen to dovetail with the 2019 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting. Most of the authors discuss the …

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