John Oakley Fellowship

The Oakley Fellowship supports a 2-3 month travel experience to learn neurosurgical pain techniques and/or refine their use. Eligible applicants are residents in their PGY-4 year of later, or young neurosurgeons within two years of finishing their residency training.


Candidates should submit a 500-word proposal summarizing their goals and identifying the mentor and institution where the training will take place. Candidates should submit their up-to-date CV and their mentor’s CV, as well as a letter of support from their Program Director or Chairman. Help is available in identifying potential mentors and sites.


Please submit all applications to Kristin Zerfas ( once the award cycle is announced.