The American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) is pleased to announce the selection of Eric J. Sorenson, MD, as President of the Board of Directors for 2017-2018. He succeeds William S. Pease, MD, whose term ended on September 15, 2017. 
“As President, I am looking forward to advancing the practice of electrodiagnostic medicine by developing unequalled educational opportunities for our membership, advocating on their behalf at the national level, and supporting high quality research opportunities for musculoskeletal and neuromuscular researchers,” said Dr. Sorenson.  


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The American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to the advancement of neuromuscular (NM), musculoskeletal, and electrodiagnostic (EDX) medicine. 

Our Members

Our members—primarily neurologists and physical medicine and rehabilitation (PMR) physicians—are joined by allied health professionals and PhD researchers working to improve the quality of medical care provided to patients with muscle and nerve disorders.

The Patients We Serve

Our mission is to improve the quality of care for patients experiencing abnormal movements, muscle cramps, numbness/tingling, pain, and weakness. Our members are dedicated to diagnosing and managing a variety of nerve and muscle diseases, and we are dedicated to serving them. 


Our Leadership

Our Board of Directors includes the president, past president, president-elect, secretary/treasurer, and members-at-large. The executive director is a liaison to the board.

Our Staff

AANEM's growing team is dedicated to serving the needs of our members. We pride ourselves on our flexibility and personal touch. 


Recent News About AANEM

AANEM Welcomes New President Dr. Eric J. Sorenson

What’s Happening in the Foundation Research?

AANEM Foundation Steps Up Funding for Research

AANEM Welcomes New President William S. Pease

Funding Available for Neuromuscular Research Fellowships

Quick Facts

  • Founded in 1953
  • 4,500 members
  • Executive office located in Rochester, MN
  • Accredited by the ACCME to provide CME credit 
  • Muscle & Nerve is the association's official journal


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