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  • Residents, take advantage of the many perks offered just for you at the 2024 CNS Annual Meeting, including limited complimentary housing for CNS resident members, course tickets for Sergeant-at-Arms participants, and complimentary tickets to the Honored Guest Luncheon.

    Discounted tickets to Symposia and Lunch Seminars are also available to residents. Register early to be sure to get a ticket to your preferred sessions!

    Make new contacts and reconnect with peers at the Resident SANS Challenge, the CNS International, Resident, and Foundation Reception, 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!

    CNS International, Resident and Foundation Reception

    Saturday, September 28
    5:00-6:30 pm |
    Altitude Pool Deck, Marriott Marquis Houston

    CNS Foundation Awardees and Donors, Residents, and International meeting attendees – we welcome you to join your colleagues from around the world at this reception! Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and cocktails while chatting with some of the top professionals in the field of neurological surgery. All registered CNS Foundation Donors and Awardees, residents, international attendees, and their registered guests are invited to attend.

    Complimentary Housing for CNS Resident Members

    Complimentary housing at the CNS Annual Meeting is available to a limited number of CNS Resident members and International Resident members on a first-come, first-served basis. 

    To be considered for this program, members must register for the CNS Annual Meeting and select that they are interested in Resident Housing. Registering for the 2024 CNS Annual Meeting is the only way to apply for Resident Housing. You must be registered by June 30, 2024 to be considered. A CNS Staff member will reach out for further instructions.

    CNS Annual Meeting Late-Breaking Abstracts

    Take advantage of this opportunity to share your original science and be a part of the 2024 CNS Annual Meeting program!

    Submit your original science beginning May 24, 2024.


    Residents, Fellows, and Medical Students, choose to participate in the Sergeant-at-Arms (SAA) Program at the 2024 CNS Annual Meeting and attend your assigned course for free!

    When registering for the meeting, Residents, Fellows, and Medical Students should click the box indicating they want to volunteer as a Sergeant-at-Arms. They will be contacted by a CNS staff member with their assigned course (based on their indicated preferences), if selected. This program is first-come, first-served with only one opportunity per course.

    Resident SANS Challenge

    CNS is thrilled to again host the CNS SANS Challenge for neurosurgical residency programs! The SANS Challenge qualifying exam is held as a team event to build camaraderie, better provide feedback, and increase participation. The SANS Challenge reflects a milestones-based assessment, uses peer-vetted questions, and accurately represents the high educational standards SANS has brought to neurosurgery self-assessment and education for more than a decade. Don't miss the action as teams battle for undisputable SANS bragging rights, trophies, and cash prizes!
    Preliminary Round
    Sunday, September 29 | 1:00-3:00 pm
    Championship Round
    Tuesday, October 1 | 1:50-2:50 pm

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