Neuroanatomy Exam Info.
A detailed knowledge of neuroanatomy is a requirement for becoming an excellent neurosurgeon. In an effort to promote knowledge of neuroanatomy, the ABNS has decided to create a curriculum and…Read More
Change to how ABNS recognizes enfolded fellowships; effective July 2021
The ABNS believes that the culmination of neurosurgery residency training is chief residency (PG-6 or 7), during which the resident evolves during that 12-month experience into an independent and safe…Read More
"The new MOC/CC test is a VAST improvement over what it was previously! A major high-five to whoever realized that at this point in our careers, one does not need…Read More
Patients want peace of mind when it comes to their care. Being board certified means physicians are skilled, knowledgeable and experts in their specialty. It also means they’ve met a…Read More
Neurosurgery Residency prepares Neurosurgeons for spine surgery
Currently, there are several paths to become a spine surgeon in North America. The most common paths are: 1) an orthopedic residency followed by a spine fellowship OR 2) a…Read More
American College of Surgeons: Committee on Trauma decision on MOC, CME requirements
Neurological Surgeons participating in the American Board of Neurological Surgery MOC satisfy the American College of Surgeons COT continuing educational requirements necessary to participate in Level 1 Trauma Center coverage. …Read More
Diagnostic Cerebral Angiography considered “major” procedure
As of Spring 2018 the ABNS Directors, after soliciting advice from several stakeholders, decided to include diagnostic cerebral angiography as a “major” procedure. As a result, these will be included…Read More
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