Education-Related Benefits for Trainees

To support and foster the education of trainees, the Department of Neurosurgery will provide the following items: 

Meal Stipend 

Meal stipends are provided for Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center Clinical rotations. 

There are separate meal programs at our affiliate locations. 


One pair of surgical loupes is purchased for each resident. The resident is responsible for the upkeep and repair.

Annual Educational Fund

Residents receive annual funding for educational purchases beginning the NS1 year. 

Lincensure Funding

The Department covers the cost of California Medical Board Licensing and Fluroscopy Certification (application and renewal).