Call for Nominations:

Royer Award
Deadline: June 9, 2017

The J. Elliot Royer Award was established in 1957 by the late J. Elliot Royer, MD, as a bequest in his will. The award recognizes two psychiatrists or neurologists, one academic and one community, active in the medical field in San Francisco, Alameda or Contra Costa counties who during the year have made the most significant contribution to the advancement of psychiatry or neurology. Each year we alternate the focus of the award – last year the award was given to two psychiatrists, and this year the award is slated for two neurologists.

Each of the two recipients will receive a cash award in the amount 37.5% of the income from J. Elliot Royer’s endowment. Last year, each awardee received around $30,000.

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Outstanding Service Award

The Outstanding Service Award is presented by the San Francisco Neurological Society in recognition of longstanding service and support of SFNS activities.

Award recipients include:

2013- Jack Rozance
2014 – Eric Denys
2015- Robyn Young
2016 – Eric Collins
2017 – Oscar Abeliuk


San Francisco Neurological Society

2016 Young Investigator Award Winners: (L to R) Maggie Waung, 2014-2015 SFNS President Edward Chang, Dario Englot, Derek Southwell and Jared D. Ament

2017 Awards
Presented at the Annual Meeting in Monterey
Sunday, March 26, 2017

Newman Award
Focused Ultrasound as a Cost-Effective Alternative to Deep Brain Stimulation and Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Essential Tumor
Recipient: Jonathon “JP” Parker, MD, PhD – Stanford University

Boldrey Award
Outpatient Versus Inpatient Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: A Population-Level Analysis of Outcomes and Cost
Recipient: Arjun Pendharkar, MD – Stanford University

Hanbery Award
Neurologic Consultation and Use of Therapeutic Hypothermia for Cardiac Arrest
Elan Guterman, MD – UCSF

Rosegay Award
Septohippocampal Stimulation Improves Spatial Memory and Seizure Threshold Following Pilocarpine-Induced Status Epilepticus
Recipient: Darrin J. Lee, MD, PhD – UC Davis


The Henry Newman Award

The Henry Newman award is presented each year to the author of the best clinical paper covering topics in neurosurgery.

The Edwin Boldrey Award

The Edwin Boldrey award is intended to recognize a research project in neuroscience.

The John Hanbery Award

The John Hanbery award is given annually to the best paper dealing with clinical neurology.

The Harold Rosegay Award

The Harold Rosegay award is given annually to the best clinical paper covering topics in neurosurgical anatomy, history and clinical practice.


Past Award Recipients

Henry Newman Award

Edwin Boldrey Award

John Hanbery Award

Harold Rosegay Award