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The CNS Leadership Institute is a 12-month leadership program, designed specifically to empower neurosurgeons with the practical skills and business acumen they need to engage with hospital administrators and lead multi-disciplinary teams.
Our 2024 program has been revised to give participants more opportunities to workshop their personal leadership challenges with their colleagues and mentors, applying the skills learned throughout the program to effect meaningful change in their own departments, organizations, hospitals, and health systems.
Following a series of introductory virtual sessions and a leadership strengths assessment, participants will be invited to one of two live courses May 10-11, 2024, in Chicago, for a deep dive into critical health care leadership concepts. Participants then return home to apply the learning to their individual projects, supported by supplemental webinars, continued mentorship, and peer networking opportunities.
Note: The CNS Leaderhip Institute is designed for CNS Member neurosurgeons who are 2-15 years into active practice. Residents and trainees are not eligible to participate at this time, but are encouraged to access valuable leadership content through our Annual Meeting courses and the Essentials for a Rewarding Neurosurgical Career course.
Applications for the 2024 Leadership Institute cohorts are closed. Please check back in early fall for 2025 course dates and applications.
Leadership in Health Care Course
Designed for early-career neurosurgeons
Course topics include*:
Vanguard Leadership in Health Care Course
Designed for mid-career surgeons and those in formal leadership roles
*Course topics are subject to change. Participants will be slotted into the appropriate course, based on their tenure and experience.
Leadership Institute Co-Chair
Leadership Institute Senior Advisor