Practicing neurosurgery is a lifelong commitment
The Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Minnesota offers outstanding neurosurgical patient care, excellent neurosurgical education and groundbreaking research into some of the most difficult problems facing neurosurgical patients today.
Blending tradition and innovation, we are a premiere, stable neurosurgery academic center focused on:
- Educational excellence
- Cutting-edge research
- Skilled, compassionate patient care.
On average, we accept two new residents into the Neurosurgery Residency Program each year. Will one be you?
Why the U of M?
Our neurosurgery hospital was most recently listed among the top 30 in the nation, according to US News & World Report’s Best Hospitals Rankings. In that same report, we were ranked number two in Minnesota and number one in the Twin Cities.
Since our inception more than 75 years ago, 15% of our graduates have gone on to lead neurosurgery departments around the world.
Three of our neurosurgeons were recently named to the prestigious Best Doctors in America® list.
What to Expect as a Resident
Making you the best neurosurgeon you can possibly be demands diversity and depth in clinical exposure. Your education is well balanced and well supervised at four clinical sites.
Resident's clinical program includes Neuro-Oncology, Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Trauma and Critical Care, and Pediatric Neurosurgery.
Your case load will cover the entire spectrum of the neurosurgical practice, including common conditions and the most complex subspecialty problems.
Life in Minnesota
With a population of about three million, the seven-county Minneapolis and St. Paul metro area is safe and family-oriented with excellent public schools.
Outstanding orchestral and popular concerts, major league sporting events, nationally known theater venues and an excellent outdoor recreational environment enhances life for Twin City residents.
But why take our word for it?
Ready to Apply?
Application materials must be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) at www.aamc.org/eras.
Applicants must also register with the National Residency Matching Program at www.nrmp.org.
The application deadline for 2014 is November 30, 2013