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Residency Training

The seven-year neurosurgical residency program at the University of Iowa is designed specifically to prepare residents for a career as senior surgeon-scientists, and future leaders in the field of academic neurosurgery. It is the intent of this seven-year training program to develop world class neurosurgeons. Residents completing the program will be eligible for certification by the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) with an ultimate goal of a 100 % pass rate on both the qualifying and the certifying examinations. Categorical residents are required to pass the written examination for primary certification, prior to becoming chief resident.

Learn more about the Department of Neurosurgery Residency Training Program