Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Department of Neurological Surgery

Education & Training

Our Programs

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Neurological Surgery is committed to developing the future leaders of our field. Learn more about our department’s neurosurgery education programs via the links below.

Shaping the Future of Neurosurgery

Skull Base Laboratory

Residents, fellows, and practicing surgeons work with highly trained faculty using state-of-the-art technologies and hands-on dissection emphasizing a comprehensive and translational approach using real surgical techniques that better equip trainees with the skills they need in the operating room.

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Diversity & Inclusion

The Department of Neurological Surgery strongly encourages applications from minority candidates who are under-represented in our specialty, including women, racial and ethnic minorities and LGBTQ students.

Northwestern University does not discriminate or permit discrimination by any member of its community against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, age, disability, citizenship or veteran status in matters of admissions, employment, housing or services or in the educational programs or activities it operates.

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Starzl Academy

Physician-Scientist Training & Resources

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and formal training programs to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.


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