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Department of


Neurosurgery Student Shadowing

The Neurosurgery Student Shadowing program at the University of Cincinnati Department of Neurosurgery is designed to help individuals get a glimpse into the subspecialty of neurosurgery.  Individuals over the age of 16 may apply. Participants will have the opportunity to experience the outpatient clinic setting, including the duties performed by the health care worker they are shadowing. Each student will be scheduled to shadow a neurosurgery attending physician for 1 day (maximum of 8 hours)*.

To apply for a day of shadowing, please complete the application form below and submit a copy of your CV/resume, one (1) letter of recommendation (from a teacher or mentor). Submit verification of Flu shot and TB test to Penny Schwab at

Once your application is complete someone from our office will contact you.


Current Grade Level

Immunizations (including TB and Flu shot) are up-to-date.

Do you prefer to shadow a specific neurosurgeon?

Do you prefer to shadow a specific neurosurgery sub-specialty?

Upload CV/Resume
Letter of Recommendation
(from a teacher or mentor)

More Information:

  Penny Schwab
513-558-3903 phone
513-558-3335 fax