Pittsburgh, September 1, 2017 -- Michael McDowell, MD, PGY-4 resident at the University of Pittsburgh, was recently elected to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons Young Neurosurgeons Committee. The Young Neurosurgeons Committee provides resident representatives to the AANS leadership. They develop the future leaders of neurosurgery and provide a channel for young neurosurgeons to impact the direction of the specialty.
Dr. McDowell’s specialized areas of interest include health care improvement, cerebrovascular disease and health software development. He was heavily involved in teaching and community outreach during medical school and was voted clinician of the year for his contributions to the Columbia Student Medical Outreach clinic in Washington Heights.