Q&A with Neurosurgery Chief Dan Hafez

Tell us a little bit about yourself and why you chose to pursue a residency in neurosurgery?  My interest in neuroscience begins with my father, a neurologist.  As a child he would take me to the hospital Saturday mornings when he made rounds. His patients allowed me to observe their exam, which led to me […]

Q&A with Neurosurgery Resident Anna Huguenard

What do you enjoy most about neurosurgery training and why? The most enjoyable thing about my training has been meeting and caring for our patients. As I have become more senior, this includes gaining more independence in complicated surgical cases, but also becoming more involved in the process of caring for patients and their families […]

Q&A with Neurosurgery Resident Anja Srienc

Resident Anja Srienc hiking in Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois

Anja Srienc, MD, PhD, is a PGY 4 resident training in neurosurgery. A native Minnesotan, she also happens to speak three languages and has studied in Europe and Australia. She plans to go into academic medicine. Q. Tell us a little about your background and why you’re pursuing neurosurgery training? I grew up in an […]

Virtual sub-internship: events for medical students going into neurosurgery

Join us for one session or our entire series of 45-minute events for medical students going into neurosurgery. Featuring discussions with Washington University neurosurgery faculty and residents, the events will cover everything from advice about going into neurosurgery, how to get the best clinical training, and becoming an innovative neurosurgeon-scientist. Bring your questions! To sign […]