SNS Membership Requirements
Candidates for SNS membership (Active or Honorary) may be nominated by any SNS member. The nominating member becomes the candidate's sponsor.
Any neurosurgeon in the USA or Canada can be nominated for active membership in the SNS. Prospective Active Members should hold an important or responsible post in neurosurgery carrying with it responsibilities for graduate, undergraduate, or postgraduate teaching in a university or clinic setting. Excellence in the practice and study of surgery of the nervous system should have been demonstrated by prospective members. It is expected that nominees to the "Senior Society" will be senior Members of the neurosurgical community with extensive experience in neurosurgical education and teaching.
Prospective candidates from any country in the world can be nominated for honorary membership in the SNS, provided that they have shown unusual and outstanding talent and accomplishment in their work either in neurosurgery itself or in fields closely allied to neurosurgery.