Student Opportunities

Residency Training Program

Information Resources for Medical Students and Others Interested in Neurosurgery

Students in the their 3rd and 4th years of medical service rotate through each of the Neurosurgical Service Specialties where they take part in the they are a key member of the team assisting with morning rounds, procedures, and have schedule teaching sessions with the attendings to review anatomy, physiology, and pathology.

This rotation is a great opportunity to explore the field of Neurovascular, Neuroncology, Spine, Pediatrics, and Functional neurosurgery.

Neurosurgery Grand Rounds Presentations
Grand Rounds Presentation

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How to Apply

Residency Training Program

If you are a Harvard medical student please contact your registrar regarding setting up a rotation. For other students, sub-internships, and other students, please contact our office directly with any questions.

For information call 617-432-1515 or visit the HMS website at: http://medcatalog.harvard.edu

  • Select clinical neurosurgery number SU509M.3A to ensure you are assigned to Massachusetts General Hospital Neurosurgery.

  • Department of Neurosurgery
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    55 Fruit Street -- White 502
    Boston MA 02114
    617-726-8583

Residency Program Office

  • Aman B. Patel, MD
    Director, MGH Neurosurgery Residency Training Program

  • Brian V. Nahed, MD, MSc
    Associate Director, MGH Neurosurgery Residency Training Program

  • Jesse L. Vega
    Neurosurgery Residency Coordinator
  • Voice: 617-726-5143
    E-Mail

    Department of Neurosurgery
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    White Building - Room 502
    55 Fruit Street
    Boston MA, 02114-3117

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Student Presentations

MGH Etherdome MM and Rounds

Some Student Presentations (others are at www.Neurosurgery)
Year L_Name, F_Name -- Medical School -- Dates of Rotation -- "Presentation Title"

  • 2013
    Choi, Bryan -- Duke -- 9/30-10/27/2013 -- "Auditory Brainstem Implantation"
    Frerich, Jason -- Chicago -- 9/30-10/27/2013 --
    Shutran, Max -- Tufts -- 9/30-10/27/2013 --
    Grannan, Ben -- HMS -- 9/2-9/29/2013 --
    Loya, Joshua -- Stanford -- 9/2-9/29/2013 --
    Nutt, Samuel -- U Washington SOM -- 9/2-9/29/2013 --
    Shah, Jugal -- UCSF -- 9/2-9/29/2013 --
    Balachandran, Yarl -- HMS -- 8/5-9/1/2013 -- "Pituitary tumors"
    Chen, Ching-Jen (Jared) -- Univ of Virginia 8/5-9/1/2013 -- "Vestibular Schwannoma: Surgical Management and Outcomes"
    Gill, Brian -- Columbia P&S -- 8/5-9/1/2013 -- "Cingulate Gliomas: Surgical Considerations and Outcomes"
    Showers, Christopher -- Columbia P&S -- 8/5-9/1/2013 -- "Posterior Fossa AVMs"
    Barkley, Ariana -- Univ of Pennsylvania -- 7/1-7/28/2013 -- "Case Presentation: Failure of Endovascular Management of Type 1 Spinal Dural Arteriovenous Fistula"
    Cajigas Gonzalez, Iahn -- HMS -- 7/1-7/28/2013 -- "Carotid Artery Injury During Endoscopic Endonasal Skull
    Base Surgery"
    Chen, Christina -- HMS -- 7/1-7/28/2013 -- "Intramedullary Cavernous Malformation"
    Gorrepati, Ramana -- Cornell -- 7/1-7/28/2013 -- "In Search of the Optimal Shunt  System: the proGAV  Gravitational Valve"
    Ho, Allen -- HMS -- 7/1-7/28/2013 -- "Highly Proliferative Atypical Pituitary Adenoma"
    Agrawal, Nikhil -- India -- 6/3-6/30/2013 -- “Surgical Algorithm for Trigeminal Neuralgia”  / "Peripheral Nerve Stimulation in Trigeminal Neuralgia"
    Yang, Jimmy -- HMS -- 6/3-6/30/2013 -- “Laser-assisted resection in a case of meningioma”
    Ye, Donald Case Western -- 6/3-6/30/2013 -- “Myxopapillary ependymomas of the spine”
    Dorsch, Alex -- Switzerland -- 6/3-6/30/2013 -- It’s not Rocket Science"
    Wheeler, Lee -- HMS -- 6/3-6/30/2013 -- “Surgical management of low grade insular gliomas”
    Thind, Harjot (Joti) -- Tulane -- 5/6-6/2/2013 -- 
    Paranathala, Manaka -- Oxford -- 5/6-6/2/2013 -- n/a
    Watanabe, Toshiyuki -- Tokyo -- 5/6-6/2/2013 -- n/a
    Parolari, Luca -- Bologna, Italy -- 5/6-6/2/2013 -- n/a
    Pascual, Juan Silvestre -- Philippines -- 5/6-6/2/2013 -- n/a
    Sawayanagi, Ayana -- Tokyo -- 4/1-4/28/13 -- n/a
    Che, Lu -- Peking -- 4/1-4/28/13 -- n/a
    Watanabe, Toshiyuki (Tony) -- Tokyo 4/1-4/28/13 -- n/a
    Duran, Daniel -- Pontificia U. Colombia -- 3/4-3/31/2013 -- n/a
    Sheikh, Irfan -- -- 3/4-3/31/2013 -- n/a
    Yang, Yanfan -- -- 3/4-3/31/2013 -- n/a

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