Abstract Awards

Award

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Sherry Apple Resident Travel Scholarship

The Sherry Apple Resident Travel Scholarship is granted yearly to an outstanding resident abstract accepted at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting. A stipend of up to $1000 is given to cover travel expenses.

Resident neurosurgeon

Ronald R. Tasker Young Investigator Award (Resident Award - Section on Pain)

$1000 award given to the highest-ranked abstract submitted for the CNS Annual Meeting concerning pain research

Resident or neurosurgeon who is no more than two years out from completion of training

Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Resident Award

$500 award given to the best resident paper addressing a topic of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery

Resident or Fellow must be first author and presenting author

Galbraith Award (Resident Award - Section on Cerebrovascular Surgery)

Given to the best resident paper addressing a topic of cerebrovascular surgery as judged by the JSCVS Committee responsible for the CNS Annual Meeting Section Program

Attending or Resident

Julius Goodman Resident Award (Socioeconomic)

$500 award given to a neurosurgical resident based on originality, merit, innovation, and scientific process. The resident must have made a significant contribution to the abstract. The abstract is chosen by two to four members of the Communications and Education Committee (CEC) of the CSNS appointed by the Chair of the CEC. This annual award is presented at the CNS Annual Meeting. If it is decided that there is no abstract that deserves the award that year, the ad hoc committee may choose not to present the award that year

Socioeconomic topic. Neurosurgical resident

Samuel Hassenbusch Young Neurosurgeon Award (Socioeconomic)

$500 award given to a young neurosurgeon based on originality, merit, innovation, and scientific process. The young neurosurgeon must have made a significant contribution to the abstract. The abstract is chosen by two to four members of the Communications and Education Committee (CEC) of the CSNS appointed by the Chair of the CEC. This annual award is presented at the CNS Annual Meeting. If it is decided that there is no abstract that deserves the award that year, the ad hoc committee may choose not to present the award that year

Socioeconomic topic. Young neurosurgeon (no more than 5 years out from completion of training)

Synthes Cerebrovascular Award

Given to the best abstract presented at the CNS-CV Session by a resident or medical student.

Resident or Medical Student