Department of Neurosurgery Curriculum: PGY-7

PGY-7/NS7: Chief Resident NSUH and LIJ

The Chief Residents are responsible for the clinical and administrative management of the neurosurgical services at NSUH and LIJ for 6 months of the year. This includes overseeing resident preparation for conferences, assigning surgical cases to the other residents and finalizing the resident call schedule. They are expected to have mature clinical and surgical judgment and to use this year to refine these skills in preparation for neurosurgical practice or post-residency fellowship training