Section Editor: Luis Savastano MD
The Joint Cerebrovascular Section (JCV) of the AANS/CNS is dedicated to globally expanding the understanding of cerebrovascular disease and its innovative treatments through international educational and scientific collaboration.
The goals of our international mission are to:
- Encourage international members to join and contribute to the increasingly diverse cerebrovascular community through conference-based and online discussions.
- Form partnerships with other international societies to create informative and innovative annual meetings.
- Promote exchange international training opportunities through a comprehensive directory.
- Expand the collaboration of all cerebrovascular physicians in both US-based and International Clinical Trials and Registries.
The success of our international initiatives depends on your participation. We are committed to creating a diverse, global cerebrovascular organization that offers compelling education, scientific, and networking opportunities for its members.
International Membership Benefits include...
- Discounted Annual Meeting Rates
- Enrollment in a global database of cerebrovascular practitioners that can be searched by patients
- Access to "Member-only" section of website that include online blog and case discussions
- Email updates with important CV Section news
- Have the opportunity to be featured in our quarterly newsletter and website
Become A Member
The JCV Section is committed to promoting partnerships to enhance cerebrovascular education and scientific advancement. Annual collaborative meetings with our international neurosurgical colleagues continue to be a highly successful avenue to discuss issues that are important to all practitioners in our rapidly changing field.
Upcoming Joint CV Section Annual Meeting:
2019 Meeting -TBA
Previous Annual Meetings:
The JCV Section would like to thank our colleagues from the SNIS as well as our international partners for helping host the annual International Endovascular Stroke Conference in conjunction with the CV Section Annual Meeting
Honolulu, Hawaii – Feb 3-5, 2013
International partner: Japanese Mt. Bandai Symposium/Pan-Pacific Neurosurgery
San Diego, California – Feb 9-11, 2014
International partner: Society of Brazilian Neurosurgery
Nashville, Tennessee - Feb 8-10, 2015
International partner: The European Association of Neurosurgical Society: Vascular Section
Los Angeles, California - Feb 15-16, 2016
International partner: Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
Houston, Texas - Feb 20-21, 2017
International Partner: Federation of Latin American Neurosurgery (FLANC)
Los Angeles, California- Jan 22-23, 2018
Upcoming International Cerebrovascular and Neurointerventional Meetings:
Val d'Isere, Val d'Isere, France: Jan 15-20, 2018
International Stroke Conference, Honolulu, HI: Feb 6-8, 2019
LINCC, Paris France: June 11-13, 2018
SNIS, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA: July 23-26, 2018
WFITN, Naples, Italy: Oct 21-24, 2019
International Neurosurgical Societies:
European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS)
World Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology (WFITN)
European Society of Minimally Invasive Therapy (ESMINT)
Cerebrovascular Training Opportunities:
The JCV recognizes that future of cerebrovascular neurosurgery depends on the collaborative education of our trainees in neurological surgery and neurointerventional surgery. In order to promote an improved exchange of educational ideas and clinical expertise, we have established directories of training programs in both the US and abroad for those seeking training opportunities.
US Institutions accepting International Trainees
International Opportunities for US Trainees
The University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital offers a funded 6- or 12-month Research Fellowship & Observership for US residents starting in July 2019. This is an extraordinary opportunity for US residents interested on vascular neurosurgery and would like to enrich their training with experience abroad. Please contact Dr. Mika Niemelä MD PhD IFAANS (Professor and Chairman of Neurosurgery Helsinki University Hospital) email@example.com
If you would like to add your institution to our database, please contact us.