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Welcome to the Diversity Page of the AANS. We are the faces of US neurosurgery and are working to ensure a diverse profession with equal opportunities for all trainees and neurosurgeons. Please stay tuned as we highlight new stories over the coming months.

We are pleased to present the 3rd edition of, "So You Want To Be A Neurosurgeon". Originally developed and written by Drs. Karin Muraszko and Deborah Benzil, this brochure remains a concise and relevant snapshot of the field of neurosurgery. Recent changes in the journey to neurosurgery, from application through residency, board certification, and maintenance of certification, are summarized in the 3rd edition.