Research Grants & Awards

Mayfield Clinical Science Award

Award Description

Presented in memory of Frank H. Mayfield, MD.

Awarded to residents or fellows who author outstanding manuscripts detailing a laboratory or clinical investigation in the area of spinal or peripheral nerve disorders.


October 2, 2023


Certificate and podium presentation at Spine Summit


Submit abstract via Spine Summit abstract center; also send abstract and manuscript via email to with title “Submission for Mayfield Clinical Science 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 >