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Explore your educational options with us through a Sub-Internship/Externship in Neurosurgery.

SPECIAL NOTICE: The University of Kansas Medical Center Department of Neurosurgery is reviewing interview options (virtual or in person) based on direction from our governing boards and our institutional Office of Graduate Medical Education. Interviews will occur during the 2021-22 academic year for residency positions beginning July 1, 2022. Please contact Margaret Minea at for more information, including virtual opportunities to learn about the program.

We are proud to offer visiting fourth-year medical students a chance to learn more about the neurosurgery specialty and our training program at KU Medical Center.

During a four-week rotation, you will:

  • Rotate with our cranial and spine services at The University Kansas Health System
    • Observe operating room procedures and clinic visits
    • Visit interventional suites and the ICU
  • Participate in academic conferences and other educational activities
  • Meet and engage with our faculty

Fall 2021 four-week rotations
August 2-28
August 30-September 25
September 27-October 23
October 25-November 20
November 22-December 18

Spring 2021 four-week rotation
January 3-29

How to apply

You can apply to our Sub-Internship/Externship through the Visiting Student Application Service beginning in mid-March.

Interested candidates should contact Margaret Minea, residency program coordinator, at or 913-588-6119 so the department can anticipate your application and assist with scheduling.

For more information

Specific requirements for the Sub-Internship/Externship rotations can be found at the KU Medical Center Student Affairs website.

To learn more, review the Visiting Student Application Service FAQs and contact Margaret Minea, residency program coordinator, at or 913-588-6119.

Department of Neurosurgery

University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Mailstop 3021
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-0356
Fax: 913-588-6061