Online Courses & Webinars

The NREF is committed to providing neurosurgeons at all stages of their careers with access to relevant, leading-edge educational opportunities.

Online Courses

While spaces at the in-person NREF Resident Education courses are invitation-only, several titles are available online, free of charge, to neurosurgical residents around the world.

Watch Resident Education Courses online! Each program consists of several hours of didactic lectures based on the course topic.

You can access the online courses by clicking on the title. Topics include:


Early Career Neurosurgeons Committee

The Early Career Neurosurgeons Committee (formerly the Young Neurosurgeons Committee) is collaborating with the NREF on a webinar series to provide in-training neurosurgeons and medical students with timely information, education and inspiration towards a career in neurosurgery. These hour-long sessions are presented via Zoom and recorded.

Every episode is archived on the NREF YouTube channel.

Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research

The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation (NREF) have partnered with the Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research (CNF) for a webinar series on concussions and TBI.

Paying special attention to student athletes, this series provides information on the prevention, incidence, assessment and treatment of concussions and return to play protocols for parents, schools, student athletes, trainers, coaches, and the neurosurgical community.


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