Category: training


New technologies in neurosurgery

13 Sep 2023

By: Barbara Buccilli, MD Of all the things I learned in medical school, the one lesson that will always stay with me throughout my career is that medicine is continually evolving, and as doctors, we ...


Medical Student Mental Health and Wellbeing 

06 Sep 2023

By Karla Arana  As a fourth year medical student going through the residency application process, I have been told that residency only gets harder, with increased responsibility and longer hours. Es...


Awake Surgery

02 Aug 2023

By Dr. Barbara Buccilli My initial exposure to neurosurgery was through awake surgery.  I began my internship in the department, and I immediately joined an ongoing research project on awake surgeri...


Power of Affirmation

12 Jul 2023

By Hemu Yeluru “You have a future in surgery…”  Six words that I never thought I would hear, and I never knew how badly I needed to hear before that night.  It was 7:30 PM on a hot summer Tue...