Choose the Self-Assessment in Neurological Surgery products focused on your needs.


Evaluate your medical knowledge across subspecialties while earning CME credit and fulfilling maintenance of certification (MOC) requirements.

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A critical component of residency training, SANS helps you prepare for the primary examination. SANS Institution Licenses are available for resident programs.

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Physician Assistants

Earn credit toward AAPA certification maintenance while evaluating your medical knowledge in a variety of neurosurgical subspecialties.

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Education Highlight

Oral Board Review Webinar Series

Join us for a series of 7 webinars at the end of October to receive the most up-to-date, comprehensive review of all relevant oral board topics just before exam date.

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Trauma: Brain Injury Bundle

Back by popular demand this bundle offer includes archived webinars and a SANS exam  worth a total of 14.5 Trauma CME and is avalible for a limited time!

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Quick Study

Neurosurgery Watch

Helping neurosurgeons stay up-to-date with the latest, clinically significant literature every month.


Case of the Month

CME Activities

Neurosurgical experts create activities on a variety of subspecialty topics.

Live Webinars

Enhance your knowledge base, advance your practice, and gain skills with our live webinar series


On-Demand Library

Browse our catalog of archived webinars and recorded live courses available to you anytime and anywhere at your convenience.

Live Courses

Supplement your knowledge and skills with didactic and hands-on learning via in-person courses.


Abstracts & Posters

Access the latest techniques, assessments and treatments presented at CNS and joint section meetings.

CNS Research

Peer-reviewed publications covering the spectrum of issues that face the profession of neurosurgery.

The Latest

October 2016 Issue


Congress of Neurological Surgeons Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Guidelines on the Management of Patients With Nonfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas: Executive Summary


Exciting changes have been made to Operative Neurosurgery! In June, we added a unique Editorial Manager submission site for Operative Neurosurgery. The unveiling of this site coincides with the launch of the newly formed Operative Neurosurgery Editorial Review Board, a revised and enhanced Neurosurgery® Publications Instructions for Authors, and several new article types including Case Series and Surgical Video, which will be accepted in both 2-D and 3-D format. Submit your manuscript to Operative Neurosurgery today! Please click here to submit your manuscript to Operative Neurosurgery today!

SANS Boards App

Now is the time to prepare for the ABNS Primary Examination. Get more for your money with the CNS SANS Boards App now with 200 questions for the same great price!

Additionally, the CNS SANS Boards app offers you the ability to:

  • Test your knowledge with 200 board review questions
  • Each question has a critique, along with references
  • Take timed tests or random tests
  • Flag questions to access later
  • Test as often as you want
  • Numerous sorting options
  • Access via iPad®, iPhone® or iPod Touch®
  • And much more!

Purchase the app today in the App Store!

$39.99 US price
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