A sincere thank you to those whose programs contributed to last quarter’s journal club competition. The winning program will be featured in the November 2015 issue of Neurosurgery, with the finalists appearing in the Neurosurgery Journal Club blog.

Neurosurgery’s Journal Club extends the existing practice of Journal Club common to all neurosurgical training programs in which residents and fellows critically review published articles under the guidance of faculty. Journal Club submissions comprise a scholarly review written by neurosurgical residents/fellows based on top-ranked articles recently published in Neurosurgery.

Current Article

The selected article for the next Journal Club competition is “Neurosurgical Practice Liability: Relative Risk by Procedure Type” by Christopher L. Taylor. Neurosurgery. (December 2014).

Submission Deadline

The deadline for submission is October 5, 2015.

Instructions for Authors

For formatting and submission information, please visit
For any other questions, please contact the Editorial Office at 404.712.5930.