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SAEs for Training Programs

AANEM Self-Assessment Examinations (SAEs) provide training program directors with the opportunity to compare the knowledge of their residents and fellows with others throughout the country. Each year in May, the AANEM offers two SAEs that are proctored on-site at hundreds of institutions. Other SAEs are available for purchase and can be used to assess resident and fellow training in more focused areas of EDX and NM disease.

Registration Information and FAQs

All candidates must be registered under their institution’s Training Program Director or Training Program Coordinator. Please register your candidates under the name of the Coordinator or Director who will be the main point of contact for communication regarding the exam.
You will need an AANEM login to register your candidates. To see if you have an AANEM account, you can click on the ‘Login’ button on the top right corner of this screen and then ‘Forgot Your Username and Password’. If you do not have an AANEM account, please call 507-288-0100 and ask to speak to the Education Coordinator of the SAEs or email

For information on registration and other Frequently Asked Questions, please download this PDF.

2020 Exam Dates:
Postponed to May 25-June 1, 2020

If your institution has a conflict and cannot administer the exam during these dates, please contact us at for a different option.

Electrodiagnostic (EDX) SAE Online

Regular Registration 
Deadline: April 6, 2020
Cost: $150
Registation is Closed

Cancellations/Refund Policy

Prior to regular registration deadline:
$50 cancellation fee for EDX SAE

$35 cancellation fee for NM SAE

After the regular registration deadline: No refunds

Costs are per candidate


Neuromuscular (NM) SAE  Online

Regular Registration 
Deadline: April 6, 2020
Cost: $125
Registation is Closed

Future Examination Dates

Proctored examinations given at training program sites.
2020: May 25-June 1
2021: May 3-10






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