Academic Affairs at the Division of Neurosurgery

The Academic Affairs Program strives to support Division of Neurosurgery faculty members, trainees and affiliated staff by promoting excellence in teaching, research and clinical practice. It aims to create a collaborative and supportive work environment, where access to resources allows faculty to reach their full potential. Meetings, award opportunities, course and training opportunities and other information will be posted here to encourage the continued academic success of all members of the Division.

Annual Meetings

American Academy of Neurological Surgery (AAcNS)

Santa Barbara, California | September 13-16, 2017

 

American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

Los Angeles, California | April 22-26, 2017

 

Canadian Neurological Sciences Foundation (CNSF)

 Victoria, BC | June 20-23, 2017 

 

Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)

Boston, Massachusetts | October 7-11, 2017

 

Society of Neurological Surgeons (SNS)

Houston, Texas | May 20 – 23, 2017

 

Society for Neuroscience (SFN)

Washington, DC | November 11-15, 2017

Award Opportunities

 

Organization Award Name Deadline Month Website
American Academy of Neurological Surgery AAcNS Membership   link
American Academy of Neurological Surgery AAcNS Academy Award Jul link
American Academy of Neurological Surgery AAcNS NREF Award Oct link
American Academy of Neurological Surgery AAcNS Resident Award    
American Association of Neurological Surgeons AANS Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management Scholarship Feb link
American Association of Neurological Surgeons AANS International Abstract Award   link
American Association of Neurological Surgeons AANS International Lifetime Recognition Award   link
American Association of Neurological Surgeons AANS International Visiting Surgeons Fellowship Jul link
American Association of Neurological Surgeons AANS Neurosurgical Top Gun Competition   link
American Association of Neurological Surgeons AANS Robert Florin Resident Award   link
American Association of Neurological Surgeons AANS William P. Van Wagenen Fellowship Oct link
AANS/CNS AANS/CNS Charles G. Drake Lectureship   link
AANS/CNS AANS/CNS Donaghy Lectureship   link
AANS/CNS AANS/CNS Galbraith Award Mar link
AANS/CNS AANS/CNS J. Douglas Miller Traveling Fellowship Award Dec link
AANS/CNS AANS/CNS Luessenhop Lectureship   link
AANS/CNS AANS/CNS Matson Memorial Lecture   link
AANS/CNS AANS/CNS Raimondi Lectureship   link
AANS/CNS AANS/CNS Resident Research Fellowship in Cerebrovascular Disease Mar link
AANS/CNS AANS/CNS Synthes Award for Resident Research in Spinal Cord and Spinal Column Injury Apr link
AANS/CNS AANS/CNS Synthes Award for Resident Research on Brain and Craniofacial Injury Apr link
AANS/CNS AANS/CNS Tasker Young Investigator Award Jan link
AANS/CNS AANS/CNS William H. Sweet Young Investigator Award Jan link
Canadian Association for Neuroscience CAN Membership   link
Canadian Association for Neuroscience CAN Young Investigator Award Feb link
Canadian Neurological Sciences Federation CNSF K.G. McKenzie Prizes Jan link
Canadian Spine Society CSS Debbie Scarlett Award   link
Canadian Spine Society CSS Fellow's Best Paper Award   link
Canadian Spine Society CSS Lifetime Achievement Award   link
Canadian Spine Society CSS Resident's Best Paper Award   link
Congress of Neurological Surgeons CNS Christopher C. Getch Fellowship Dec link
Congress of Neurological Surgeons CNS Depuy-Synthes Award for Resident Research on Brain and Craniofacial Injury   link
Congress of Neurological Surgeons CNS Distinguished Service Award for outstanding work and contributions to World Neurosurgery    
Congress of Neurological Surgeons CNS Foundation Education Fellowship Dec link
Congress of Neurological Surgeons CNS Foundation Innovation Fellowship Dec link
Congress of Neurological Surgeons CNS Resident Award Mar link
Congress of Neurological Surgeons CNS Sherry Apple Resident Travel Scholarship   link
Congress of Neurological Surgeons CNS Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Resident Award   link
Congress of Neurological Surgeons CNS Synthes Cerebrovascular Award    
Congress of Neurological Surgeons/Council of State Neurological Societies CNS/CSNS Medical Student Summer Fellowship in Socioeconomic Research Dec link
Council of State Neurosurgical Societies CSNS Cone Pevehouse Young Neurosurgeon Award   link
Council of State Neurosurgical Societies CSNS Julius Goodman Resident Award   link
Council of State Neurosurgical Societies CSNS Samuel Hassenbusch Young Neurosurgeon Award   link
Society of Neurological Surgeons SNS Membership    
Society of Neurological Surgeons SNS Grass Prize    
Society of Neurological Surgeons SNS Winn Prize Dec link
Society of Neurological Surgeons SNS Research Update in Neuroscience for Neurosurgeons Jan link

External Course and Training Opportunities

Chicago Review Course in Neurological Surgery

Chicago, Illinois | January 25 – February 2, 2018

 

European Neurosurgical Training Course

Seville, Spain | September 1-4, 2017

 

Ottawa Neurosurgery Review Course

Ottawa, Ontario | February 3–10, 2018

 

Ozarks Neurosurgery Education (ONE) Clinic

Ridgedale, Missouri | August 24-26, 2017

 

Research Update in Neuroscience for Neurosurgeons (RUNN) Course

Woods Hole, Massachusetts | October 28–November 4, 2017

Internal Courses and Workshops

Lougheed Microsurgical Course | Drs. Ivan Radovanovic & Michael Tymianski

University of Toronto Annual Spine Course| Dr. Eric Massicotte

PGY 1 Cadaver Dissection Workshop | Dr. Abhaya Kulkarni

PGY 1-5 Endoscopic Skull Base Workshop | Drs. Fred Gentili & Gelareh Zadeh

PGY 1-6 Endoventricular Workshop | Dr. James Drake

PGY 2-5 Peripheral Nerve Dissection Workshop | Dr. Farhad Pirouzmand

PGY 3 Microdissection Workshop | Dr. Julian Spears

PGY 3-6 Orbital Dissection Workshop | Dr. Farhad Pirouzmand

PGY 5 Brain Dissection Workshop | Dr. Todd Mainprize

Visiting Lecturers

E. Harry Botterell Professorship

Hosted by Toronto Western Hospital/Dr. Taufik Valiante 

 

Hudson Lecture

Hosted by Toronto Western Hospital/Dr. Fred Gentili 

 

E. Bruce Hendrick Professorship

Hosted by The Hospital for Sick Children/Dr. James Drake 

 

William S. Keith Professorship

 

City-Wide Rounds

St. Michael’s Hospital 

Sunnybrook Hospital 

Toronto Western Hospital 

Contact

Dr. Gelareh Zadeh

Director, Academic Affairs

Division of Neurosurgery

University of Toronto

uoftneurosurgery.acadaffairs@gmail.com

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