Research Grants & Awards

Sanford Larson Clinical Research Award

Award Description

Awarded in memory of Sanford J. Larson MD, PhD, by the Sanford J. Larson Honor Your Mentor Fund, in support of clinical research related to evaluating and/or improving diversity in spine surgery workforce.


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Submit abstract via Spine Summit abstract center, designate “Larson Award” on abstract submission site; also see: Application Instructions.

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 >