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Why Join the CNS?

CNS membership is essential for neurosurgeons who want to stay current. Our programs are focused on the latest clinical advancements and the development of critical practice management skills. Join and gain access to premier educational programs and resources.

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Elevate Your Practice

Education from Classroom into Practice

  • Earn CME credits (We offered more than 100 opportunities to earn CME credits last year)
  • Maintain your certification using SANS and other educational products
  • Preview the newest technologies at the Annual Meeting
  • Experience innovative education techniques
  • Use our resources to aid your transition into practice
  • Keep current with the latest advancements in Neurosurgery®

Network with the World’s Top Neurosurgeons

Advocate for Neurosurgery in Washington

Clinical Guidelines to Ensure Quality Care

Membership Options Focused on You

Our membership includes multiple categories. Learn more about which type of membership meets your needs as a neurosurgeon, student or neurosurgery professional.

Membership as of September 2015
Active 3,698
Active International 324
International Vista 927
Senior 1,147
Resident 1,605
International Vista Resident 210
Transitional 255
Associate 69
Affiliate 150
Medical Student 206
Honorary 8
Inactive 522
Total 9,121
Become a Leader

Take advantage of a wealth of career and networking opportunities available through membership. Serve on committees and guide the future of neurosurgery while developing your leadership skills.