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Celebrating the Mentors Moving Neurosurgery Forward

Neurosurgeons are truly fortunate. We practice a specialty that allows us to pursue technical excellence, academic rigor and patient service. Along the way, we have been inspired, taught and encouraged by many of the great legends of neurosurgery. Training with the best leads to success.

Show your gratitude to a mentor instrumental in your career development with a donation to an Honor Your Mentor (HYM) Fund through the NREF.

The HYM program started in 2014 with six (6) funds and total pledges of $177,195 from 37 donors. Today, there are 56 HYM funds with pledges totaling over $5.7 million from over 1,600 donors. Most importantly, hundreds of thousands of dollars in award disbursements have been made to date.

The NREF salutes the following mentor with a newly established fund:

The L. Dade Lunsford Honor Your Mentor Fund supports research, education, and clinical outcomes with image-guided neurosurgery, including stereotactic radiosurgery.

Click here to view the complete list of HYM Fund honorees or to make a donation.

NREF is the Philanthropic Arm of the AANS

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