WINS/Greg Wilkins-Barrick Chair Visiting International Surgeon Award (VISA Award)
Thanks to the generosity of Mark Bernstein, MD, FRCSC, the Greg Wilkins-Barrick Chair in International Surgery, two annual awards are available to encourage international collegiality, education and collaboration. The award of $5000 is to fund travel and registration fees for an international female resident or faculty neurosurgeon to attend the AANS or CNS meeting. Awardees will present a talk at the WINS Reception held the meetings. Applications can be submitted for the 2019 Spring WINS Greg Wilkins-Barrick Chair Visiting International Surgeon Award and are due December 31, 2018.
WINS Leadership Development Award
The WINS Leadership Development Award, established in 2014, recognizes a WINS member who has been in neurosurgical practice for less than 10 years who demonstrate excellence in scholarship, research, clinical practice, mentoring and leadership, in order to advance women leaders in neurosurgery. The awardee will be recognized during the plenary session at the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting.
The Sherry Apple Resident Travel Scholarship is granted yearly to an outstanding resident abstract accepted at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting.
The Louise Eisenhardt Resident Travel Scholarship is granted yearly to an outstanding resident abstract accepted at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting.