For Residents

Residents, take advantage of the many perks offered just for you at the 2015 CNS Annual Meeting, from complimentary housing for CNS resident members and discounted tickets to luncheon seminars, to the opportunity to network with peers, leaders, and corporate contacts during the Resident SANS Challenge, Resident Recruitment Social, and the many outstanding educational courses available. Gain the skills and techniques you need to enhance your learning and improve patient care!

RESIDENT RECRUITMENT SOCIAL

Tuesday, September 29
5:45 – 6:45 pm

Come build relationships at this relaxed and informal networking event.

Residents! If you are within 2-3 years of completing your residency, this event is perfect for you! Establish a network of contacts with recruiters and practicing physicians who are looking to add to their practice.

ASSFN Resident Social Hour

Monday, Sept. 28
5:45 to 6:45 pm
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Grand Salon D21
RSVP: assfn1@gmail.com

Wine and cheese reception

Interested in functional neurosurgery? Want to learn more about career development and fellowship opportunities? Please join us at the American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (ASSFN) Resident Social Hour.

We invite residents and fellows interested in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery to network with functional neurosurgeons in various stages of their careers and hear an expert panel discuss how to achieve career success and secure fellowships and faculty positions.

Please RSVP to assfn1@gmail.com.

RESIDENT EDUCATIONAL COURSES

PC04: 3D Surgical Neuroanatomy (Supratentorial)

Saturday, September 26
8:00 – 11:30 am

Course Description
This course will review relevant surgical neuroanatomy using 3D stereoscopic projection. The areas to cover will be cortical and white matter anatomy, cerebrovascular, and skull base anatomy.

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PC10: 3D Surgical Neuroanatomy (Infratentorial)

Saturday, September 26
12:30 – 4:00 pm

Course Description
This course will review relevant surgical neuroanatomy using 3D stereoscopic projection. The areas to cover will be cerebellum and fourth ventricle , posterior circulation, and lateral and posterior skull base approaches.

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PC15: Simulation-Based Neurosurgical Training

Sunday, September 27
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Course Description
This course utilizes simulation-based training techniques to educate neurosurgical residents in skills necessary to manage patients with traumatic brain injury, spine trauma and deformity, cerebrovascular disorders and skull based tumors.

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M01: Honored Guest Luncheon

Monday, September 28
12:30 – 2:00 pm

Course Description
Complimentary to CNS Resident members! This luncheon seminar presents a unique opportunity for young neurosurgeons to hear Honored Guest Kim J. Burchiel discuss the barriers and opportunities in the new health care system, including individualized medicine as opposed to community health analysis. A portion of the seminar will be devoted to discussing the development of strong leadership and managerial skills.

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M11: Leadership in Neurosurgery

Monday, September 28
12:30 – 2:00 pm

Course Description
This luncheon seminar will present a unique opportunity for young neurosurgeons to interact with and learn from colleagues who are established leaders and who are at the pinnacle of their field.

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SERGEANT-AT-ARMS PROGRAM

Sergeant-at-Arms volunteers contribute to the overall success of the CNS Annual Meeting by performing simple but vital organizational tasks such as collecting tickets. For assisting the CNS, you will receive complimentary admission to the practical course or luncheon seminar to which you are assigned. To become a Sergeant-at-Arms volunteer, please indicate as such when registering online or by checking the appropriate box on the registration form. Those interested in volunteering will be contacted starting in June with additional details.

Young Neurosurgeons Luncheon

Tuesday, September 29
12:30 - 2:00 pm
Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Complimentary to the first 100 registered guests!
To request your ticket, add this event to your registration.

Residents, fellows, and young neurosurgeons are invited to a luncheon featuring guest speaker Dr. Nelson Oyesiku, who will discuss critical career and professional development opportunities, how to get published, how best to apply for research funding, and more.

Sponsored by Arbor Pharmaceuticals

RESIDENT SANS CHALLENGE QUALIFYING TEAMS

Congratulations to the US teams and International Team that qualified for the SANS Challenge! Stop by the demo theater area in the exhibit hall on Monday, September 28, at 2:30 pm and catch the Preliminary Rounds.

The finalists from the preliminary round will compete in the Championship Round on Tuesday at 2:30 pm, where they pit their neurosurgical skills against Honored Guest Dr. Kim J. Burchiel. You won't want to miss this!

  • Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System, University of Miami, Miami, FL
  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN
  • National Capital Consortium, Washington, DC
  • Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
  • University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, AL
  • University of Chicago, Section of Neurosurgery, Chicago, IL
  • University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY
  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 
CNS Resident Housing

ACGME Residents

You are automatically a member of the CNS and your membership is provided complimentary. As a Resident member, you are eligible to apply for CNS Resident Housing during the 2016 CNS Annual Meeting. You must be registered for the CNS Annual Meeting and return your completed housing application to the CNS no later than July 1, 2016 to be eligible. You will be notified as to the status of your application by July 11, 2016.

Resident Housing Guidelines
Resident Housing Application

 

 

Canadian/Mexican Residents

If you are not yet a Resident member of the CNS, you are missing out on valuable educational resources, including complimentary online access to Neurosurgery® and CNS Annual Meeting discounts. Submit your completed membership application by May 31, 2016, to be eligible for CNS Resident Housing during the CNS Annual Meeting.

International Vista Residents

If you are not yet an International Vista Resident member of the CNS, you are missing out on valuable educational resources, including complimentary online access to Neurosurgery® and CNS Annual Meeting discounts. Submit your completed membership application by May 31, 2016, to be eligible for CNS Resident Housing during the CNS Annual Meeting.

CNS Resident members enjoy the following benefits:

  • Complimentary housing to Resident members (limited availability)
  • Reduced rates on all luncheon seminars
  • Reduced registration rates
  • Resident Recruitment Social
  • CNS Resident SANS Challenge