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Neurological Surgery leads influx of highly qualified women into neurosurgical training Share This OHSU Content

03/18/11  Portland, Ore.

Neurological Surgery The OHSU Residency Program in Neurological Surgery announced the results of the 2011 match. For the 2nd year in a row, OHSU has matched two women to the program. Despite the completion of Chief Residency by one woman this year, OHSU will be amongst those programs nationally that are leading the influx of highly qualified women into neurosurgical training (with 4 female residents, or 29%).

About the matches

Dr. Kelly Bridges will graduate from the University of Nevada School of Medicine in June, where she has been formally recognized for “altruism in medicine” and is a member of the Gold Humanism Honor Society. She was previously an undergraduate in neuroscience at UCLA. She is an outdoor enthusiast and has built both a cabin and house with her family.

Dr. Frances Hardaway will graduate from the Medical University Of South Carolina in June, where she was elected a member of AOA. She was previously an undergraduate in psychology at the University of Richmond, Virginia. She has published work during medical school on human functional brain imaging and magnetic stimulation. Her interests include tennis and piano.