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.

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 History

The AANEM was founded in 1953 and currently has more than 6,000 members. The executive office is located in Rochester, Minnesota. The AANEM is accredited by the ACCME to provide CME credit. Muscle & Nerve is the AANEM's official journal. Click here to learn more about the AANEM's history.

Our Foundation

The American Neuromuscular Foundation (ANF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to STRENGTHENING the global effort to CURE neuromuscular disease.  The ANF funds important research and helps support education through awards and fellowship funding.  100% of your donation will be used to support these initiatives.  Administrative costs of the foundation are paid for by the AANEM.


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.