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NREF Post-residency Clinical Fellowship Recipients

The NREF has secured agreements with Medtronic, DePuy Synthes and Globus Medical to provide funding in support of the Post-residency Clinical Fellowship program.

“The NREF is grateful to our industry partners who continue to support the NREF in its mission to ensure that tomorrow’s neurosurgical leaders receive leading-edge training to expand their knowledge and improve patient care,” stated NREF Education Committee Chair Adam S. Arthur, MD, MPH, FAANS.

The following institutions have been awarded fellowships for the 2019-2020 academic year:

DePuy Synthes / NREF Post-residency Clinical Fellowships

  • University of Michigan
  • Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network
  • Washington University in St. Louis

Globus Medical / NREF Post-residency Clinical Fellowships

  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • University of Louisville

Medtronic / NREF Post-residency Clinical Fellowships

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • University of Miami

As the premier funder of neurosurgical studies and education, the NREF focuses on providing fellowship funding in basic neuroscience and neurosurgical programs in North America.

The NREF is responsible for review and approval of grant applications and awards grants based upon established fellowship program criteria and the needs of the requesting hospital and/or academic institution.

For information about clinical fellowship grants and all other NREF Grants and Awards, contact the NREF at 847.378.0500 or

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