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Foundation for International Education in Neurological Surgery (FIENS) Global Health and Neurosurgical Volunteerism

Dempsey, Robert J. MD*; Nakaji, Peter MD

doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000136
Special Article

This is a short prospectus about the Foundation for International Education in Neurological Surgery (FIENS). We would like to give general neurosurgery an idea about FIENS and the spirit of neurosurgical involvement in global health.

*University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Neurological Surgery, Madison, Wisconsin;

Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Arizona

Correspondence: Robert J. Dempsey, MD, FACS, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Neurological Surgery, 600 Highland Ave, K4/866, Madison, WI 53792. E-mail: dempsey@neurosurgery.wisc.edu

Received July 23, 2013

Accepted August 7, 2013

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