Further Your Neurosurgical Education with NREF

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


The NREF is proud to announce a new webinar series coming soon!

Young Neurosurgeons Committee Webinars – A weekly series designed to deliver information, preparation, education and inspiration to young neurosurgeons and medical students. These hour-long sessions will be presented via Zoom and recorded and archived on the NREF YouTube channel.

The series launches on October 1, 2020, with “So You Want to be a Neurosurgeon” featuring faculty members Stacey Wolfe, MD, FAANS, and Edjah Nduom, MD, FAANS, and hosted by YNC Chair Jeremiah Johnson, MD, FAANS.

Watch the NREF Online Education page for access information and a schedule as well as the archive of past webinars.

Live Courses

The health, safety and well-being of attendees, faculty, speakers, exhibitors and staff is of paramount importance, so dates and locations for live courses are subject to change.

You can find the full calendar online.

Online Courses

The NREF offers a series of AANS/NREF Resident Education Courses designed specifically for in-training neurosurgeons. There is more than 50 hours of didactic content – available free of charge – for members and non-members alike. Please share this information with any trainees who would benefit.

Visit the NREF website for more information and updates on Resident Education Programs.

If your company is interested in supporting a course or needs additional information about NREF Resident/Fellow Educational programs, please contact the NREF at info@nref.org or 847.378.0500.

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