Spine Summit 2024

The Joint Spine Section Emerging Investigator Program | Application Deadline: June 1 | See details and application link below

Benefits of Membership

“The AANS/CNS Spine Section brings together neurosurgeons, orthopedic spine surgeons, spine surgery fellows, as well as residents and advanced practice providers focused on spinal surgery. The Spine Section advances our interests, represents us in national advocacy, and disseminates science. Becoming a member means joining this exceptional community and helping it grow.” ...Read More >

The Joint Spine Section Emerging Investigator Program

Deadline to Apply: June 1

Our goal is that the program will make accepted applicants competitive for federal funding and develop robust clinical trial expertise, depending on their research interests.

“The Emerging Investigator Program is a fantastic opportunity for early career surgeon-scientists. It has helped me develop relationships with some of the most accomplished spine surgeon investigators in our field. I have no doubt that these mentors and experiences will be an invaluable asset as I work toward becoming an independent investigator.” —Jacob Greenberg, MD

Spine Summit 2024 Recap

Video | Management of Spinal Disorders in Low vs High Impact Sports | Scott L. Zuckerman

More videos from Spine Summit 2024 are posted on the Past Meeting Videos page. Check back soon for additional videos to be posted there.

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2024 Spine Summit Photos

Thank you to all our colleagues, attendees, and industry partners for attending this year’s Spine Summit in Las Vegas!

Spine Surgeon Investigators Wanted

| The Joint Spine Section Emerging Investigator Program is a two-year national neurosurgeon-investigator mentoring program for junior spine faculty. Accepted applicants receive individualized mentoring from senior spine investigators at the American Academy of Neurological Surgery Annual Meeting, the AANS/CNS Joint Spine...More>

🚨 Calling all junior spine surgeons! 🚨 Apply for the Joint Spine Section Emerging Investigator Program for personalized mentoring from top spine experts. Deadline: June 1, 2024. Contact: b.bahmani@wustl.edu @CheeragU @thejuansuribe @AANSNeuro @CNS_Update

🎥 Check out our latest video from the 2024 Spine Summit: "Productive Failure: Transforming Setbacks into Breakthroughs."

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AANS/CNS Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves leaders - Drs. Praveen Mummaneni, Neel Anand, Chris Shaffrey, Andrew Chan, and Tim Yee - are presenting at the Minimally Invasive Deformity Symposium at the Global Spine Congress! @CheeragU @Dukeneurosurg @DukeSpine

"The mentorship from this program has been instrumental in my growth as a surgeon-scientist. I've submitted two grants and am preparing for an RO1 in Feb 2025. Thankful to the spine section for this invaluable experience." Dr. Adogwa

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Leadership & Mission

About Spine Section

Mission Statement

To advance spine and peripheral nerve patient care through education, research and advocacy


To foster the use of spinal neurosurgical methods for the treatment of diseases of the spinal neural elements, the spine and peripheral nerves. To advance spinal neurosurgery and related sciences, to improve patient care, to support meaningful

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