August 03, 2021
Paul Camarata, MD, Neurosurgery clinical service chief at The University of Kansas Health System and professor and chair of the Department of Neurosurgery, has been elected president of the Neurosurgical Society of America (NSA).
Camarata most recently served as the organization’s treasurer. He will serve as president through June 2022.
“Over the years I have enjoyed being a part of this collegial society of neurosurgeons, and I am honored to have been chosen as this year’s president,” he says. “I hope to continue to build upon the excellent leadership initiatives of the past few years and advance the specialty through scientific exchange at our annual meeting."
”A recognized national and international leader in neurosurgery, Camarata also is a director with the American Board of Neurological Surgeons. He has been a long-time member of the executive committee of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons as well as formerly served as the organization’s treasurer.
He also has been involved with numerous scientific program committees and is a frequent presenter at national and international conferences.
The NSA is committed to enhancing the advancement of the specialty of neurological surgery in America.
Its objectives include encouraging exchange of ideas and information among neurosurgeons, providing networking opportunities, mentoring early-career neurosurgeons, sponsoring international meetings and maintaining a membership of both academic and private practice professionals to promote balance in the teaching and practice of the specialty in the United States.