Discover Chicago

Welcome To The Vibrant City Of Chicago

Known for its stunning architecture, rich culture, delectable cuisine, and world-class scientific centers, “The Windy City” offers a captivating blend of history and modernity.

The best things to do in Chicago

Admire awe-inspiring architecture

We’re the birthplace of the skyscraper, the tallest building in the world designed by a woman, and one of the nation’s most unique National Monuments.

Visit cultural landmarks and museums

You can’t leave Chicago without checking out some of our top sites and attractions.

Your guide to the Chicago Riverwalk

Located on the south bank of the Chicago River, the award-winning, pedestrian-friendly Chicago Riverwalk stretches 1.25 miles from Lake Michigan to Lake Street.

Willis Tower

High-speed elevators whisk you up to the 103rd floor, delivering you to a thrill like no other.

Research Centers and Efforts in Neurosurgery

Chicago is a hub for research and innovation, with top-notch medical institutions and research centers that are at the forefront of advancements in neurosurgery.
Here are some notable institutions and their contributions:

University of Chicago Medicine

The University of Chicago Medicine is a leading institution in neurosurgery research and treatment. It houses the Brain Tumor Center, where multidisciplinary teams work on cutting-edge treatments and therapies for brain tumors.

Northwestern Medicine

Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Memorial Hospital collaborate on groundbreaking research in neuroscience. They are pioneers in neurosurgical techniques and advancements in treating conditions like epilepsy and Parkinson's disease.

Rush University Medical Center

Rush University Medical Center has a strong focus on neurology and neurosurgery. Their experts are dedicated to improving patient care through research and clinical trials.

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly the RIC)

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is a world-renowned rehabilitation center that specializes in helping patients recover from neurological conditions and injuries, including spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries.

Chicago’s commitment to medical research, coupled with its cultural diversity and warm hospitality, makes it a truly exceptional city and the perfect place for the WSSFN 2024 Congress. So, join us in Chicago for a groundbreaking neurosurgery meeting and discover all that this remarkable city has to offer!