The NRCDP will have an annual 2-day retreat in late October. Attendance of this retreat is part of the application process. The purpose of this retreat is as follows:

  • To allow for interviews between applicants and committee members.
  • To facilitate networking between applicants, mentors, and committee members.
  • To attend talks given by NAC members, prominent scientists, prior scholars, and members of the NINDS.
  • To attend sessions on topics such as grant writing, paper writing, public speaking and other courses to enhance the transition to independent research.

The retreat will also be a great networking opportunity for junior neurosurgeon scientists with active research programs to discuss their programs with peers, leaders in the neurosurgeon scientist community , and NINDS staff.


The retreat this year will be held on October 26-29, 2017

Location Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston, MA