Affiliated Organizations

American Association of Neurological Surgeons – The AANS is the association that speaks for all of neurosurgery and is dedicated to advancing the specialty of neurological surgery in order to promote the highest quality of patient care. NERVES Annual Meeting is held immediately prior to the AANS meeting in the same host city.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons – The CNS exists to enhance health and improve lives worldwide through the advancement of neurosurgical education and scientific exchange.

Council of State Neurosurgical Societies – The CSNS is the socio-economic arm of the AANS & CNS. Two NERVES members sit on the Executive Council of the CSNS, and two surgeons from the CSNS sit on the NERVES Board.

NeuroPoint Alliance – The NeuroPoint Alliance was established in 2008 by the AANS to collect, analyze and report on nationwide clinical data from neurosurgical practices using online technologies.

Neurosurgery Blog – The Neurosurgery Blog covers how healthcare policy affects patients, physicians, and medical practice.

Washington Committee – The AANS/CNS Washington Committee develops and promotes organized neurosurgery’s positions on issues affecting the specialty. Through advocacy, policy development, and public relations, the Washington Committee and the Washington Office work vigorously to defend and protect the ability of neurosurgeons to practice medicine freely — and to help ensure the continued advancement of the specialty of neurological surgery.