A Year in Perspective: PGY-7

As a senior resident in Washington University’s neurosurgical training program at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, I not only have had the opportunity to advance surgical technique and knowledge, but am required to do so…

A Year in Perspective: PGY-6

S. Hassan Akbari, MD

Last year, as senior residents in Washington University’s neurosurgical training program, we were primarily responsible for our own services with limited chief resident oversight, which improves resident autonomy…

A Year in Perspective: PGY-5

I chose to pursue a career in neurosurgery largely because of a close friend who was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme….

A Year in Perspective: PGY-4

I initially became interested in neurosurgical training at Washington University because of the program’s reputation for clinical and research excellence in what I considered a family-friendly location…

A Year in Perspective: PGY-3

The neurosurgical training program at Washington University caught my interest when I was a first-year medical student at Washington University…