2018 SANS Written Boards High-yield Review Course


Event Date: 

Saturday, February 10, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, February 11, 2018 (All day)

About the Event: 

The SANS Written Boards Course is the best course to prepare for the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) Primary Examination (commonly referred to as the Written Boards). Using SANS Subspecialty Modules that were specifically designed for this course, expert faculty cover the breadth of all subspecialty and general neuro topics included on the Written Board Exam. 

Course Co-director: Michael McDermott
Course Co-director and SANS Chair: Garni Barkhoudarian
SANS Advisor: Nader Pouratian

Course Faculty: Daniel Hoh, Ausaf Bari, Taryn Bragg, Tarik Tihan, Costas Hadijpanayis, Patti Raksin, Sameer Sheth, Robert Spinner, and Stavropoula Tjoumakaris

Course Description:
The SANS Written Boards High-yield Review course provides the best in-depth, interactive, and thorough review of the topics and materials covered in the ABNS exam. The two-day intensive provides summative didactic sessions with integrated real-time testing covering the breadth of neuroanatomy, neurobiology, neuropathology, neuroimaging, neurology, neurosurgery, critical care, and core competencies – from synaptic physiology to cranial nerve anatomy to complex spine surgery.

The case-based approach and the tailored SANS examination study guide help reinforce the most important topics you need to review for the exam. 

Registration Rate: 


  Prior to January 12 After January 12
With SANS Module Bundle ($425 Value)  $850 $950
Without SANS Module Bundle  $600 $700

Advance Registration Deadline: Friday, January 12, 2018






Hotel Information

Please follow this link to book your hotel room directly with the Houston Airport Marriott at George Bush Intercontinental.  You can also make reservations by calling 888-236-2427 and referencing the CNS Written Boards Board Review Course.

Hotel Change/Cancellation Policy
The deadline date for new reservations is Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Please make any changes or cancellations directly with the hotel.   

Houston Airport Marriott at George Bush Intercontinental
18700 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Houston, TX 77032
Ph: 281-443-2310

Cancellation Policy

Full registration refunds, less a $100 processing fee, will be granted if written requests for cancellation are received by January 19, 2018. No refunds will be given after this date. Refunds will not be given for no-shows. Written requests may be emailed to Karen Garrett at kgarrett@cns.org.