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2018 International Outreach Recap

The AANS continues to build its outreach program for international neurosurgeons and residents at continental society meetings. This past year, AANS representatives participated in three continental society meetings:

· International Programs Committee Chair Kenan Arnautovic, MD, PhD, FAANS, represented the AANS at the 3rd Continental African Association of Neurosurgical Societies (CAANS) Congress in Abuja, Nigeria in July 2018.

· AANS President Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD, FAANS, and AANS Ambassador Robert Spetzler, MD, FAANS, represented the AANS at the 2018 European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) Congress in Brussels in October 2018.

· AANS President Shelly D. Timmons, MD, FAANS, and Jacques J. Morcos, MD, FAANS, represented the AANS at the 2018 Congreso Latinoamericano de Neurocirugía (CLAN) Congress meeting of the Federación Latinoamericana de Sociedades de Neurocirugía (FLANC) in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia in November 2018.

In 2019, AANS representatives will also participate in three international meetings, including the 2019 World Federation of Neurological Surgeons (WFNS) Congress in Beijing September 9-12, the 2019 EANS Congress in Dublin September 24-28 and the 15th Asian Australasian Society of Neurological Surgeons (AASNS) Congress in Mumbai December 5-8.

More information about AANS international activities is available here.