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2018 AANS Goodman Oral Board Preparation

The 2018 AANS Goodman Oral Board Preparation course is a highly interactive and simulates the examination given by the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS).

Started in 1997 by Julius Goodman, MD, this course has become the premier neurosurgical oral board review course, with over 90 percent of candidates attending at least once prior to taking the exam. The must-attend 2018 AANS Goodman Oral Board Preparation course has evolved to reflect the changes in the ABNS Oral Board Exam. Practicing neurosurgeons who register for the full course will have the opportunity to attend at least four breakout sessions specific to their subspecialty that assist in preparation for the focused-practice portion of the exam.


May 2-4, 2018

Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
11111 N. 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Hotel Phone: 602.866.7500

Reservations: Click here to make your reservations
Room Rates: $229/night, plus a mandatory $8 on-time fee
Hotel Reservation Deadline: March 31, 2018

Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2018

Phoenix, AZ
Additional information coming soon


Member Full Course: $2,300
Non-member Full Course: $2,500
Military Full Course: $2,000
Plenary Session Only: $1,900

The AANS is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

The AANS designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


To obtain CME credit for taking and passing the ABNS Oral Board Exam, please contact the American Medical Association (AMA) via email at or click here.


May 2-4, 2018 Course

Requests for cancellation, substitution or transfer of course registration must be received in writing prior to April 2, 2018, in order to receive a full refund less a $50 processing fee. Cancellations, substitutions or transfers to another course will only be granted between April 3, 2018, and April 17, 2018, less a $100 processing fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations, substitutions or transfers after April 17, 2018. Email or fax written cancellation, substitution or transfer request to: or 847.378.0681.

AANS reserves the right to cancel a course. Registrants will be notified by telephone and a formal letter of cancellation will follow in the mail. In the event of course cancellation, registration fees are refundable. However, airline and hotel penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.

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