SFNS Young Investigator Awards
All Northern California residents and fellows in the Neurosciences are invited to submit their research for consideration for the San Francisco Neurological Society’s (SFNS) annual awards.
The following awards are given at the SFNS Annual Meeting:
- The Edwin Boldrey award is intended to recognize a research project in neuroscience.
- The Henry Newman award is presented each year to the author of the best paper dealing with clinical neurology
- The John Hanbery award is given annually to the best clinical paper covering topics in neurosurgery.
- The Harold Rosegay award is given annually to the best clinical paper covering topics in neurosurgical anatomy, history and clinical practice.
- All submissions must be original and unpublished
- Work can be pending publication
- Word limit count: 500
- Must be available to present your paper on Sunday, March 26, 2023, at the SFNS Annual Meeting at the Napa Valley Marriott in Napa, CA
- Each presentation is to be 20 minutes in length
- You may not have previously won a total of TWO of any of the SFNS Young Investigator Awards
Award Winners Will Receive
- $500 honorarium
- One night lodging at the hotel where the annual meeting is taking place
- Complimentary meeting registration for the annual meeting
- Award certificate
Young Investigator Research Forum
Those not selected for a Young Investigator Award, may still have an opportunity to present their work at the Young Investigator Research Forum on Saturday during the annual meeting. Talk time allotments are between 10-12 minutes. Young Investigator Research Forum presenters are responsible for registering for the annual meeting and making their own hotel reservations.
The Edwin Boldrey Award is intended to recognize a research project in neuroscience.
Clara Starkweather, MD, PhD - UCSF Neurosurgery Resident
Neural Correlates of Stepping in an Intra-operative Task
The Henry Newman award is presented each year to the author of the best paper dealing with clinical neurology.
Christina Young, PhD - Stanford Neuropsychology Fellow
Divergent Cortical tau PET Patterns in Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease
The Harold Rosegay Award is given annually to the best clinical paper covering topics in neurosurgical anatomy, history and clinical practice.
Nitin Agarwal, MD - UCSF Neurosurgery Fellow
How a Personalized Opioid Protocol Can Mitigate Opioid Overprescription for Postoperative Patients
The John Hanbery Award is given annually to the best clinical paper covering topics in neurosurgery.
Satvir Saggi, BS - UCSF Medical Student (MS2)
Machine Learning for Predicting Delayed Cerebral Ischemia in Patients with Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Child Nuerology Award
The Child Neurology Award is given annually to the best clinical paper covering topics in child neurology.
Rachel Vassar, MD - UCSF Child Neurology Resident
Timing of Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Therapies in Children after Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Retrospective, Observational Study
The Outstanding Service Award is presented by the San Francisco Neurological Society in recognition of longstanding service and support of SFNS activities.
- 2021-2022 - Dr. Mark Sedrak
- 2020-2021 - Dr. Suzy Maska
- 2019 - Dr. Suketu Khandhar
- 2018 - Dr. Steven J. Holtz
- 2017 – Dr. Oscar Abeliuk
- 2016 – Dr. Eric Collins
- 2015- Dr. Robyn Young
- 2014 – Dr. Eric Denys
- 2013- Dr. Jack Rozance
Dr. Eric Denys received the SFNS Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2022 Annual Dinner. Congratulations Dr. Denys!