Research Grants & Awards

J.A.N.E. Award—Journalistic and Academic Neurosurgical Excellence

Award Description

Presented in memory of John A. Jane Sr., MD, PhD.

Awarded to an outstanding fellow or resident who has performed at an exemplary academic level by achieving top manuscript submitted to the annual Spine Summit meeting and displaying a commitment to advancement of specialty via research and publication over the past 12 months.


October 2, 2023


Certificate and podium presentation at Spine Summit.


Submit abstract via Spine Summit abstract center and designate “JANE Award” on submission; also send abstract and manuscript via email to with email subject “Submission for JANE Award.”

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 >