Nassir Mansour, MD, Senior Neurosurgical Resident in the University of Chicago and SAMA member secured a scholarship for a neurosurgical trainee from Sudan to attend the Chicago Neurosurgery Course in January 2012. The Chicago Review Course in Neurological Surgery™ has been recognized as one of the most thorough reviews of Neurosurgery for thirty-five years.

The Sudanese National Center for Neurosciences at Shaab Hospital nominated Mohamed Abdulbassit, MBBS
Neurosurgical Registrar to attend this course. SAMA sponsored the accommodation for the duration of that course.

The picture below shows Mohamed Abdulbassit standing beside Dr. Albert Rhoton, Professor and Chief of Neurosurgery at the University of Florida and the living father of Neurosurgery.