Education Residency

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


Join us for one session or our entire series of one-hour events for medical students going into neurosurgery.

Featuring discussions with Washington University neurosurgery faculty, the events will cover everything from advice about going into neurosurgery, the benefits of learning from the most complex cases, and becoming an innovative neurosurgeon-scientist. Bring your questions!

To sign up and receive the Zoom link please email Sophie Church.

Learning from the most complex cases

Good training involves an exposure to a wide collection of cases. Neurosurgery faculty share a collection of interesting cases. You will hear from Brenton Pennicooke, MD, Camilo Molina, MD, and Michael Chicoine, MD, and Jon T. Willie, MD, PhD.
Sunday 5/16/21 4-5 p.m. Central Time.

Becoming neurosurgery physician-scientists

WashU has the largest number of RO1 funded neurosurgeons of any department in the country.  A selection of these faculty introduce you to their research and how WashU residents build their own path to an academic career.  You will hear from Jennifer Strahle, MD, Wilson Zachary Ray, MD, Peter Brunner, PhD, Albert Kim, MD, PhD, and Jon T. Willie, MD, PhD.
Sunday 6/6/21 4-5 p.m. Central Time.

View from the Chairs: Department Leadership

Neurosurgery’s current and previous chairs, Greg Zipfel, MD, and Ralph Dacey, MD, and residency program leaders Gavin Dunn, MD, PhD, and Josh Osbun, MD, share the secret behind the sauce: how does WashU train so many successful neurosurgeons who become leaders in their field?
Sunday 6/27/2021 4-5 p.m. Central Time