There are no formalized fellowships in the adult neurosurgery program though on occasion, individuals have participated in additional training in functional neurosurgery. Inquiries regarding post-residency training in any of the subspecialty areas may be directed towards faculty in that specific area.

Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowships

Information on pediatric neurosurgery fellowships may be obtained through:

Phillip B. Storm, MD
Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Guggenheim Family Neurosurgery Scholarship

The Guggenheims established the Guggenheim Family Neurosurgery Scholarship with the residual estate of their late son, Jean-Pierre, to provide funding for medical students who are interested in pursuing Neurosurgery training through an annual summer research program. The Guggenheim Research Fellowship will be able to support a total of four Penn 1st or 2nd year medical students this coming Summer 2017. Students interested in applying should send their resume, brief research proposal description and letter of support from their Neurosurgery faculty research mentor to Eileen Maloney Wilensky, Director, Neurosurgery Clinical Research Division (NCRD). Each selected candidate will have a $2,900 award for 8 weeks of summer research. For more information and to apply, email

Penn Reviewed
Application Deadline: February 24, 2017
Decision Letters: March 3, 2017

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