Committee Overview

The purpose of the Council of State Neurosurgical Societies is to provide a national forum for the State Neurosurgical Societies of the United States. This forum is primarily for discussion, consideration, and proposals of action regarding socioeconomic issues concerning neurological surgery.

The duties of the Communications and Education Committee include to develop and coordinate CSNS program presentations and publications of socioeconomic material and information through annual or special meeting programs (Practical courses, section meetings, featured speakers, special presentations or courses), professional publications (AANS Bulletin, Neurosurgery News), award programs, and public media.

The CEC is actively engaged in many projects and open to any suggestions for new ideas and projects. Please contact the chair or vice chair for more information.

Committee Directors

ChairpersonClemens Schirmer11/2016
Vice-ChairpersonMaya Babu

Committee Members

Hooman AzmiFrank Attenello
Todd BarnesFlorence Barnett
Robert HearyMark Linskey
Darlene LobelCatherine Mazzola
Ripul PanchalJeremy Phelps
John RatliffJoshua Rosenow
Clemens SchirmerCara Sedney
Scott SimonAnn Stroink
Karin SwartzGregory Trost
Luis TumialanTom Yao