We welcome international participants who wish to engage in one-on-one clinical and surgical observations, shadow staff involved in departmental administrative functions, and discover best practices and operational strengths of Cleveland Clinic.

Observational opportunities within the Neurological Institute include:

Neurosurgery, Skull Base

This experience will expose the participant to clinical and surgical cases, which includes open surgeries and endoscopic surgeries with rhinology. Open skull base surgeries including skull base neurology alone or combined cases involving head and neck surgery, neuro-otology, spine surgery and reconstructive surgery. In addition, participants will have the chance to attend conferences such as brain tumor board, pituitary board, grand rounds and journal clubs.

Learn more about the Preceptorship Program, including how to apply.