The Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) and members of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Section on Neuro-Oncology are pleased to announce the 1st Annual Neuro-Oncology Fellow Retreat which will take place Thursday, November 21, 2019, during the SNO Education Day in Phoenix, Arizona. To view the preliminary program (subject to minor changes), click here.
SNO and the AAN have a history of supporting careers in neuro-oncology. The annual career retreat is presented by SNO and members of the AAN as a part of their commitment to the future of neuro-oncology and the neurologists who will create it. This program was designed with neurology and neuro-oncology fellows in mind; however, all current fellows pursuing a career in a related neuro-oncology specialty are welcome to apply. Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a formal Certificate of Attendance.
Fellowship Directors and leaders in neuro-oncology: please encourage your fellows to apply!
Fellows – please nominate yourselves! The Retreat offers an opportunity for fellows to:
Optimize a job search following fellowship
Explore different work settings (academics, industry, government)
Learn about attending life – do’s and don’ts
Attend discussions about financial aspects of neuro-oncology practice
Network with their peers and senior neuro-oncologists
Current neurology fellow or other neuro-oncology related fellowship program, (e.g., neurosurgery, neuroradiology, etc.).
Confirmation of fellowship status by program director
Fellows can participate in this course only once during fellowship
How to apply
Please complete the Retreat Application and return to Linda Greer (firstname.lastname@example.org). Note: applicants will be able to include any questions that they would like covered during the Retreat on the application
Accompanying the application should be a letter confirming fellowship status by program director
Space for the Retreat is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis
Applicants must register for course on the SNO website upon acceptance
Chair Scott Plotkin, MD, PhD Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital
AAN/SNO Fellow Career Retreat Planning Committee Maciej Mrugala, MD, PhD Associate Professor, Mayo Arizona
Roy Strowd, MD Assistant Professor, Wake Forest
Sylvia Kurz, MD Assistant Professor, NYU School of Medicine