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The Association of Neurosurgical Physician Assistants exists to provide educational opportunities, formal representation, and a unified voice for all neurosurgical physician assistants.

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letter from the President

Grace Bryan, PA-C 

ANSPA President


Dear ANSPA Members and Friends of Neurosurgery,

 We are excited to be hosting our 2018   Association of Neurosurgical Physician Assistants (ANSPA) Fall 2018 CME   Meeting that is co-located with the Congress of Neurosurgical Surgeons (CNS) Annual Conference. This course   is specifically designed by ANSPA for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners that are practicing in, or interested in, Neurosurgery, with 8 CME credits on Sunday, October 7 alone.

ANSPA members receive a discounted registration rate for the combined 2018 CNS and ANSPA meetings, as well as a year of CNS Affiliate membership in calendar year 2019. Your meeting registration fee will include:

  • 2018 ANSPA Fall CME Meeting on Sunday, October 7, 2018
  • CNS Opening Reception on Sunday, October 7, 2018
  • Industry Exhibits on Sunday through Wednesday​, October 7 – 10, 2018
  • CNS General Scientific Sessions, Sunday through Wednesday, October 7 – 10, 2018
  • CNS Scientific Program to include Section Sessions and Oral Presentations, Sunrise Science and Late-breaking Abstract Sessions, Guidelines Sessions, Case-based Sessions, Posters and Digital Posters on Sunday through Wednesday, October 7 – 10, 2018
  • CNS Xperience Lounge
  • Live Surgeries

Check the full agenda out at www.cns.org, and you can join ANSPA now at www.anspa.org. You can contact ANSPA at anspa@focus-ed.net with any questions.  We hope to see you at the Fall Meeting!


 Grace Bryan, PA-C
 President ANSPA 2016-2019 


Don’t Miss Out!
The Association of Neurological Physician Assistants (ANSPA)
Fall CME Meeting
is Sunday, October 7th and includes complimentary registration to the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) Annual Conference on October 6-10 at The George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas.

This course is specifically designed by the Association of Neurosurgical Physician Assistants and CNS for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners that are practicing in, or interested in, Neurosurgery.  Eight hours of CME credit will be provided by renowned faculty. See the Events Page for details!

ANSPA's Fall CME Meeting starts Sunday, October 7th in HOUSTON, TX - a vibrant, energetic city with places of interest for all attendees. Conference Registration & Housing Requests can be made at: https://roomlogic.wyndhamjade.com/?_ga=2.121096328.1600375141.1534180461-1689712882.1534180461#/details

The city of Houston has its own travel website with local information and hotel packages at:


In addition, Bookings.com, Priceline.com, Hotels.com and other sites will offer package deals for travel to Houston.

Thank you to our Fall CME Supporters!

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Upcoming Events

2018 ANSPA Fall CME Meeting  
SundAY, OCTOBER 7, 2018 
ANSPA CME Meeting registration includes complimentary admission to the 2018 CNS Annual CME Conference's general scientific sessions, and other educational events that are being held in the days following ANSPA’s Meeting. ANSPA-member PAs receive a reduced registration rate by checking the box on the lower right column on the registration form that reads, “ANSPA Members."  This cost includes a free year of CNS Affiliate membership and resources in calendar year 2019.  ANSPA members will also receive the new ANSPA 2018 Neurosurgery PA compensation survey available this month at no additional cost. If you are not currently an ANSPA member, you can join now as a PA for only $100, or $150 for a PA/MD Team at www.anspa.org.  Conference Registration & Housing Requests can be made at www.cns.org._

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