Committee Overview

The mission of the Young Neurosurgeons Section is to educate, interest, and involve young and resident neurosurgeons in current CSNS and AANS/CNS organizational activities related to socioeconomic issues of neurosurgery practice. This committee undertakes research and report or educational projects on issues of particular interest to young neurosurgeons, including job search, practice initiation, Board certification and recertification, training conditions, practice economics, and other related topics. Examples of work done by this committee includes:

Production of educational curriculum in neurosurgery for medical students with core educational content on the CNS website ( ) as "Gray Matter".

Performed a resident work hour survey exploring the consequences of 80 hour work week on education and patient care. The results of this survey was published in the journal 'Neurosurgery'.

Take the post-residency survey

Committee Directors

ChairpersonAnand Veeravagu10/2016
SecretaryJustin Singer4/2016
Vice-ChairpersonCarrie Muh10/2009

Committee Members

Owoicho AdogwaMaya Babu
Jason BlattLola Chambless
Andrew GrandeChristine Hammer
Elyne KahnKristopher Kimmell
Richard MengerBrenton Pennicooke
Jeremy PhelpsJames Robbins
Analiz RodriguezJustin Singer
Krystal TomeiVincent Wang
Stacey WolfeLinda Xu
Tom Yao