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CNS Awards Richard G. Ellenbogen, MD, with 2017 Distinguished Service Award

October 18, 2017

Boston, Mass. October 18, 2017 – The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) is proud to announce Dr. Richard G. Ellenbogen of the University of Washington as the recipient of the 2017 CNS Distinguished Service Award. This award was presented during...

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President's Message - The Thriving and Innovative CNS

February 11, 2013
Messages From the President
For over 60 years the CNS has been a leading and innovative organization serving neurosurgery. Our dynamic society provides over 8,000 members worldwide with the most advanced educational experiences, leadership development opportunities, and advocacy. In the last year, our web-based learning and assessment tools drew record numbers of online participants, our pioneering neurosurgical simulation platform (CNS-SIM) was launched in the US with plans underway for deployment on three additional continents this year, and our expert dedicated members continued to develop the most current evidence-based clinical practice guidelines to promote access to the highest quality, most effective patient care in this rapidly changing healthcare environment.

Neurosurgeons Release the First Evidence-Based, Multidisciplinary Treatment Guidelines for Brain Metastases Patients.

October 26, 2009
Press Release

Contact: Susanne Hartman
(202) 446-2028

As Nation Focuses on Reforming Healthcare, Neurosurgeons Release the First Evidence - Based, Multidisciplinary Treatment Guidelines for Brain Metastases Patients

Recent Explosion in New Technology and Increased Treatment Options Led to Need for Uniform Guidance to Medical Providers


Congress of Neurological Surgeons Taps Resident Members for Leadership Roles

Press Release


SCHAUMBURG, Ill, April 7, 2015 — The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) is proud to announce the inauguration of its CNS Leadership Fellows program, an initiative that provides leadership opportunities for Resident members in their organization. Leadership Fellows serve on CNS standing committees at the ground level and in a more formalized way than ever before, giving young neurosurgeons-in-training a voice within one of the world’s most influential neurosurgical societies.