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Further Your Neurosurgical Knowledge with NREF

The NREF is dedicated to providing education to neurosurgeons at all stages of their careers. Among the many challenges introduced by the COVID-19 pandemic is supporting neurosurgeons in training. The NREF offers more than 50 hours of didactic content, designed specifically for in-training neurosurgeons and for free, in an online series of AANS/NREF Resident Education Courses.

Free Online Resources for Residents

Please note that the Senior Residents' Course on MIS & Emerging Spinal Technologies scheduled for July 16-18, 2020, in Phoenix, has been cancelled. Contact Becky Steuer at or 847.378.0559 with any questions.

Neurosurgery Podcast – With insights into the joys and pains of life as a neurosurgeon, this podcast, hosted by Michael Y. Wang, MD, FAANS of the University of Miami, is the world’s first look behind the scenes of medicine’s most intriguing and exciting specialty.