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:

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Dr. Suzy Maska accepts the 2020-21 Outstanding Service Award

2020-2021 - Suzy Maska
2019 - Suketu Khandhar
2018 - Steven J. Holtz
2017 – Oscar Abeliuk
2016 – Eric Collins
2015- Robyn Young
2014 – Eric Denys
2013- Jack Rozance

Additional Awards


Congratulations to SFNS Past-President, Eric Collins, MD for receiving the Royer Award. The Award was established in 1962 by late Oakland physician J. Elliot Royer, MD, to recognize those who have made a significant contribution to the advancement of psychiatry or neurology during the year.



2021 Young Investigator Awards

Young Investigator Award presentations will be available for viewing at the 2021 SFNS Annual Meeting. The videos will be available during the week prior to the meeting on the Socio Platform located under the tab 'Young Investigators'.

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

Kevin Kumar, MD, PhD
Stanford University
“High Efficiency Microglial Replacement Ameliorates Motor Deficits and Enhances Survival in a Mouse Model of Gaucher’s Disease”

The John Hanbery Award is given annually to the best clinical paper covering topics in neurosurgery.

Satvir Saggi
UC San Francisco
“An Arteriovenous Malformation Grading System for Pediatric Patients Undergoing Microsurgical Resection”

The Henry Newman Award is presented each year to the author of the best paper dealing with clinical neurology.

Meredith Bock, MD
UC San Francisco
“Determinants of quality of life in a large, online cohort of individuals with Parkinson’s disease”

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

Jacob Young, MD
UC San Francisco
“Morbidity Associated with Resection of Supplementary Motor Area Gliomas: Revisiting Supplementary Motor Syndrome and the Role of the Frontal Aslant Tract”

The Child Neurology Award is given annually to the best clinical paper covering topics in child neurology.

Michael Zhang, MD
Stanford University
“Machine Learning Differentiation of Benign and Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor”

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2019 Young Investigator Award Recipients. Left to right: Leslie Gillum, MD, MPH (SFNS President); Rebecca Jeannette Levy, MD; Allen Ho, MD; Andrew Kai-Hong Chan, MD; Adam MacLellan, MD; Gordon Li, MD

Past Award Recipients

Henry Newman Award

Edwin Boldrey Award

John Hanbery Award

Harold Rosegay Award


Child Neurology Award

Dr. Jennifer Quon, Stanford Neurosurgery Resident

Automatic detection and classification of posterior fossa tumors on multi-institutional magnetic resonance imaging using deep learning
Read the abstract


2020 Resident Scholarship Awards

Stanford Neurology:
Dr. Rebecca Levy

Stanford Neurosurgery:
Dr. Derek Yecies

UC Davis Neurology:
Dr. Wentao Li

UC Davis Neurosurgery:
Dr. Seun Omofoye

UCSF Neurology:
Dr. Meredith Bock

UCSF Neurosurgery:
Dr. Ramin Morshed