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News & Features

Dr. Chan Receives Best Abstract Award at the AANEM 61st Annual Meeting
10/20/2014 - K. Ming Chan, MD, of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, will receive the award for his work entitled, “Post-Surgical Electrical Stimulation Enhances Sensory Function Following Digital Nerve Transection: A Double Blind, Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial.”

Dr. Shklyar Receives Golseth Young Investigator Award
10/20/2014 - While the Golseth Young Investigator Award is meant to showcase outstanding research by physicians in early practice, it is rare that the recipient is as young as this year’s Irina Shklyar, MD, of New Haven, CT.

Guideline Offers Direction in Genetic Testing for Certain Types of Muscular Dystrophy
10/13/2014 - A new guideline from the AANEM and American Academy of Neurology  recommends guidance on how doctors should evaluate the full picture in order to determine what genetic tests may best diagnose a person’s subtype of limb-girdle or distal muscular dystrophy.

Advocacy & Policy


Monitoring and advocating on issues that affect the practice of neuromuscular and electrodiagnostic medicine, ensuring patients receive quality care, and members receive appropriate reimbursement.

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Practice Management

Promoting and educating others about electrodiagnostic medicine can benefit your medical practice, your students, your colleagues, and, ultimately, improve patient care.

Resources to Help Your Practice

Create a marketing plan with the Practice Marketing Toolkit. Use the Coding Toolkit to help navigate the changes to Medicare reimbursement. Use practice guidelines to help assess and treat muscle and nerve disorders.


The AANEM is the only membership organization designed to address the needs of all neuromuscular and electrodiagnostic health care providers by bringing together physicians, researchers, technologists, and collaborators who specialize in these areas of medicine.


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