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International Candidate (Residents/Fellows)

Residents or fellows enrolled in neurosurgical training programs outside of the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

  • Provide proof of enrollment in a verifiable non-North American neurosurgical training program
  • Submit a recommendation for membership by your training program director
  • International training program directors may submit the names and contact information of their residents so that they may be approved for membership without completing an online membership application
  • Free Online subscriptions to offical journals of the AANS from the Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group (JNSPG):
    • Journal of Neurosurgery
    • Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine
    • Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics
  • Reduced registration for the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting
  • Online educational sessions offering CME
  • Reduced registration rates for AANS educational courses and resources
  • Members-only searchable directory
  • Discounts on AANS publications and merchandise
  • No annual dues for up to five years during your training (Note: Membership in this category is limited to five years.)
  • Optional, discounted paper subscription to the Journal of Neurosurgery, Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine and Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics for $250

Before beginning your member application, please have the following information ready:

  • Dates of attendance and institution name of a verifiable non-North American neurosurgical training program

You may apply for membership online or your training program director or departmental chair may recommend you for membership by contacting Karen Yoshikawa at kny@aans.org or 847.378.0554.

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