Residents, take advantage of the many perks offered just for you at the 2017 CNS Annual Meeting including limited free housing for CNS resident members, free course tickets for Sergeant-at-Arms program participants, and complimentary tickets to the Honored Guest Luncheon.

Make new contacts and reconnect with peers at the Resident SANS Challenge, the Resident Recruitment Social, and many outstanding educational courses for residents. Gain the knowledge and techniques you need to advance your career, enhance your learning, and improve patient care!


The 2017 Resident SANS Challenge Competition winning programs are:

1st Place: The Ohio State University

2nd Place: University of Pittsburgh

3rd Place: Mayo Clinic

There will be three 30-minute prequalifying rounds, and the top teams will move on to the 45-minute champion round.

The programs that had the highest scores that will be competing in Boston are:

Baylor College of Medicine Neurosurgery
Mayo Medical Center
Oregon Health & Science University
The Ohio State University
University of Cincinnati Medical Center
University of Kansas Medical Center
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center
University of Nebraska Medical Center
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
University of Puerto Rico
University of Washington Medical Center
Wake Forest Baptist Health


Congratulations to the following residency programs for submitting the most accepted abstracts for the Annual Meeting!

  • 1st – University of California, San Francisco (34 accepted abstracts)
  • 2nd – Vanderbilt University Medical Center (31 accepted abstracts)
  • 3rd – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (26 accepted abstracts)