The Institute of Neuro Innovation (INI) is proud to offer a week-long, unpaid educational internship program in which students are able to shadow Dr. Amir Vokshoor. By observing Dr. Vokshoor in both an outpatient clinical setting and the operating room, interns get a first-hand look at the life of a neurosurgeon.

This opportunity is available to individuals interested in neuroscience. We encourage students of all backgrounds to inquire for this opportunity. We require that you be at least of junior standing if you are an undergraduate student. Please email admin@inifoundation.org for more information.

Testimonials from students who have completed the internship:

Sara Rashidi

"After spending a valuable time with Dr. Vokshoor, I did not only learn about the different sub-specialties in neurosurgery, but I also had the incredible opportunity to observe a holistic approach that a neurosurgeon -like Dr. Vokshoor- can take to treat his patients."

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Andrea Binley

Andrea Binley

My internship with the Institute of Neuro Innovation has been one of the most interesting and rewarding experiences I have had. In a week of shadowing Dr. Vokshoor, I sat in on clinic at three different locations, observed a surgical procedure, and witnessed the day-to-day interaction between Dr. Vokshoor, his patients, and his staff.

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Josh Soler

"This experience has not only 100% reinforced my decision to be a healthcare practitioner, it has shed light on all that one as a surgeon and independent practitioner can do. From research to "brain spas," I was able to scribe along side Dr. Vokshoor and see his passion through his interactions with his patients."

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Severija Saladziute

Severija Saladziute

My internship with INI provided me with an incredible opportunity to experience a few days in the life of a neurosurgeon. As a pre-medical student with a passion for neuroscience, I marveled at the intricacies of each case I experienced in the clinic and in the OR.

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Alina Naqvi

Alina Naqvi

I shadowed Dr. Vokshoor in the clinic and operating room, watching surgeries like disc microdecompressions, spinal fusions, and craniotomies during an internship program. I joined Dr. Vokshoor during his pre- and postoperative appointments as well as consults. With this experience, I furthered my understanding of medicine—a connection with the patient.

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Lauren Weiss

Lauren Weiss

This internship has provided an unparalleled experience in examining and participating in the life of a neurosurgeon. Dr. Vokshoor is a master of his craft and this opportunity has given mea perspective into understanding the healing arts. This branch of medicine requires making split second decisions where there is no margin for error, and it was a privilege to work along side such a dedicated physician.

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