Annual Meeting

Don’t miss the 2018 AANEM Annual Meeting in Washington, DC!

When: October 10-13, 2018 

Hotel: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. Make your reservation today!

AANEM has a block of hotel rooms available.
The special room rate on Deluxe Guest Rooms for AANEM is $269 per night plus tax. We have very limited availability on rooms as they have been filling up FAST! Some guests have chosen to book at an off-site hotel for a night or two and then return to the Gaylord National for the remainder of the meeting.  


Rental car information
AANEM meeting attendees are able to take advantage of special rates at Hertz using an exclusive meeting number via the Hertz Interactive Reservation System.

Enter meeting number CV#022Q8983 to receive the special rate which includes unlimited mileage. Advance reservations are recommended, as cars are subject to availability.

Not an AANEM member yet?
Members of AANEM receive a substantial discount on the registration fee for the annual meeting. Learn more about the benefits of AANEM membership. 

2018 Annual Meeting Planning Guide 


Registration for the
2018 AANEM Annual Meeting
is now open!

Register Today! 


Something for everyone in 2018!
Check out our meeting's top sessions for neurologists, PMR physicians, and technologists. Read more 

New workshops in 2018!  
Beyond the highlighted sessions above, 13 brand new workshops are being offered. Read more 

Special sessions!
The 2018 AANEM Annual Meeting will feature special sessions from the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation, the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, and the Peripheral Nerve Society. 

Check out this year's registration fees

Join us in Washington, DC for AANEM's premier educational event! This meeting is open to AANEM members and non-members involved in neuromuscular (NM) and electrodiagnostic (EDX) medicine. It provides cutting-edge information to help keep you current in your practice and is designed to foster networking with colleagues and experts.


Local Attractions: National Harbor, Washington Monument, Old Town Alexandria, Mt. Vernon, Andrews Air Force Base, Smithsonian Museums, National Zoo, Arlington National Cemetery, and much more


2018 AANEM Plenary Topic: Precision Medicine in Neuromuscular and Musculoskeletal Medicine

Confirmed Plenary Speakers and Presentation Titles

Wilson Bryan, MD
Director, Office of Tissues and Advanced Therapies
Food and Drug Administration
Presentation Title: FDA Regulation of Cell Therapy
Matthew B. Harms, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology
Columbia University
​Presentation Title: ALS and Related Neuromuscular Diseases in the Precision Medicine Era
Craig M. McDonald, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
University of California, Davis
Presentation Title: Precision Medicine Therapeutics in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Dystrophin Restoration and Exercise Mimetics

Timothy M. Miller, MD, PHD  
David Clayson Professor of Neurology
Washington University
​Presentation Title: RNA-targeted Mechanisms and Therapeutics for ALS

Steve Pearson MD, MSc, FRCP
Founder and President of the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review
Department of Bioethics
National Institute of Health
​Presentation Title: From Assessing Evidence to Determining a 'Fair' Price: How Should the Value of New Treatments for Neuromuscular Disorders be Evaluated?

A. Gordon Smith, MD
Chair of Neurology
Virginia Commonwealth University 
​Presentation Title: Orphan Drug Pricing – A View from the Trenches


quote The AANEM annual meeting is awesome! The multitude of courses and workshops focusing on all realms of electrodiagnosis, neuromuscular diseases, and neuromuscular ultrasound continually provide me with new knowledge that I can use in my practice. It’s a great learning experience and lots of fun, too! quote
-Devon Rubin, MD

This page will be updated regularly before October 2018. 




2018 Room Block