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2021 Young Neurosurgeons Committee Public Service Citation

The AANS Young Neurosurgeons Committee (YNC) presents an annual Public Service Citation to an individual actively engaged in neurosurgery training or in early years of practice. The citation is for extraordinary or unusual public service by a young neurosurgeon outside of any service specific to organized neurosurgery. Suitable nominees may serve the public through various means, including, but not limited to, public charities, medical or socioeconomic mission work or legislative efforts.

The 2021 YNC Public Service Citation will be presented at the YNC Luncheon at the 2021 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting in Vancouver.

Nominations to identify suitable candidates should include the following:

  1. Nominee name, address and email
  2. Year of completion, or anticipated completion, of neurosurgery training
  3. Submission of a nomination letter (250-300 words) detailing the nominee’s recent and relevant history of public service; descriptive articles or other relevant material can also be submitted
  4. Name, address and email of who is submitting the nomination

Deadline for submission is February 15, 2021, and should be emailed to Ginny Costello at