YNC News

New YNC Secretary

Congratulations to Walavan Sivakumar, MD, of John Wayne Cancer Institute and Pacific Neuroscience Institute for his recent election to become the next YNC Secretary!

Young Neurosurgeons at the Zoo

Join us during the 2019 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting on Monday, April 15, 6:30-9:00 p.m. for the Young Neurosurgeon’s Evening at the San Diego Zoo! This event will include a dinner buffet and an up-close tour of the elephant odyssey area as well as other exotic animal presentations. The event is geared for young neurosurgeons, who are encouraged to bring their significant others and children. Please order tickets in advance as there will be none available at the door! There will be shuttles from the meeting headquarters hotel available.

2019 Neurosurgical Top Gun Competition

Stop by the AANS Neurosurgical Top Gun Booth at the 2019 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego for friendly competition and prizes for the top individual score and top neurosurgery training program team score.

YNC in San Diego

Join us for YNC-sponsored events at the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego, including the Young Neurosurgeon’s Luncheon where Anil Nanda, MD, MPH, FAANS, will speak and the Young Neurosurgeons Research Forum that includes the Osler Lecture.

Matching in Neurosurgery

Medical Students interested in matching in neurosurgery: join us at the 2019 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego for the second annual AANS/YNC practical course, How to Get into Residency. Check the AANS website for additional details.

New Committee Members

Help us welcome the Young Neurosurgeons Committee’s newly elected members.

  • Hanna Algattas, MD
    University of Pittsburgh
  • Ariana Barkley, MD
    University of Washington
  • Randy D’Amico, MD
    Columbia University
  • Lee Hwang, MD
    Cleveland Clinic
  • Karthik Madhavan, MD
    University of Miami
  • Neil Majmundar, MD
  • Laura McGuire, MD
    University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Yamaan Saadeh, MD
    University of Michigan
  • Daniel Tonetti, MD
    University of Pittsburgh