About SNS

For some time prior to 1949, a group of neurosurgeons in the mid-South had exhibited interest in the prospect of meeting informally once or twice yearly to discuss mutual clinical and technical problems.

Under the stimulus of Dr. R. Eustace Semmes, therefore, in November of 1949, invitations were sent to some fifty neurosurgeons to meet in Memphis to discuss the formation of the group. On November 29, 1949, twenty-three of the founding group met in Memphis for the first organizational scientific meeting.

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Hurricane Ian Update! JW Marriott Marco Island Weathers the Storm with No Major Damage
Read an update from JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort here, detailing the results of Hurricane Ian for the Marco Island area. Thankfully, the resort suffered minimal damage, and we will continue with our 2023 SNS Annual Meeting in Marco Island as planned.

73rd SNS Annual Meeting
February 8–11, 2023 | JW Marriott | Marco Island, FL


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