Grades in required or core clerkships are very important to neurosurgery residency programs.
In a NRMP survey of neurosurgery residency programs, 57% cited "grades in required clerkships" as a factor in selecting applicants to interview.
Our book, Success on the Wards, is a powerful resource to help you excel in core clerkships.
It has also been widely used by international medical graduates seeking to perform at a high level during U.S. clinical rotations. Securing a neurosurgery rotation can be challenging for international medical graduates. We have created a database of clinical opportunities in neurosurgery to help direct your search (see below).
Please also read our blog post "How To Succeed In The Neurosurgery Rotation: Tips For Medical Students" for detailed advice on how to make a powerful impression during your emergency medicine rotation.
Resources to Help You Succeed in Clerkships