Codman Neurosurgical Awards

Codman Neurosurgical Awards

2020 BNTA-Codman Awards
Ciaran Hill, North Thames
Hugh Sims-Williams, Sheffield/Hull
William Singleton, South West
Rasheed Zakaria, North West (Mersey)
Laurence Glancz, East Midlands
2019 BNTA-Codman Awards
Matthew Kirkman Toronto Western Hospital Neuro-Oncology
Pratipal Kalsi Seoul Endoscopic Spine
Kenny Yu Memorial Sloan Kettering, New York Neuro-Oncology
Michael Hart University of British Columbia, Vancouver Functional
Vashisht Sekar University of Colorado Neuro-Oncology

2020 awards currently closed. 2021 dates TBC

The BNTA have secured funding from Codman (Integra) to support education andtraining in Neurosurgery in the UK. The BNTA Committee will apportion 5 x £1,000prospective, competitive awards to junior UK neurosurgeons who are undertakingFellowship Programs, either post-CCT or in-training.
The BNTA-Codman Award is open to all BNTA members undertaking recognisedFellowship Programs with a CCT who do not yet have a Consultant post, or to those witha valid National Training Number undertaking Fellowships within their training years;those undertaking out of programme periods for clinical experience (OOPE) are eligiblefor this award. Priority will be given to first-time applicants to the fund, to traineespursuing Fellowship opportunities abroad, and to those who can demonstrate evidenceof financial hardship. It is expected that other sources of funding will have been sought.Applicants should not be solely reliant on funding from this award as delays/changes inthe total award value may occur that are beyond the BNTA’s control. All applicationswill be anonymised and impartially assessed by a panel of senior ConsultantNeurosurgeons. The decision of the awarding committee is final in all matters. Thedecisions will be announced prior to the Autumn SBNS Conference. Successfulapplicants will receive their award by postal cheque.The deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday 3rd August 2020. Applications can becemailed to the BNTA Treasurer at s.m.toescu@gmail.com.
A condition of the award is that successful applicants write a 1,000 word report for publication on the BNTA website, www.e1v1m1.co.uk., within a month of completion of the awarded Fellowship period.