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Educational Sessions

2017 Annual Meeting Educational Sessions

The AANEM Annual Meeting is the premier educational event for those involved in neuromuscular (NM) and electrodiagnostic (EDX) medicine. 

Earn continuing education credits through interactive workshops, lively discussions, and engaging sessions.

Educational Session of Interest to PMR Physicians

Educational Sessions of Interest to Neurologists

Plenary: Enhancing the Understanding, Diagnosis and Management of Painful Neuromuscular Conditions

Speakers include:


Overview of Session Types


Included in General Meeting Registration:

Plenary Sessions

The plenary are keynote sessions intended for a large audience which address the focused meeting topic, this year "Enhancing the Understanding, Diagnosis and Management of Painful Neuromuscular Conditions." Plenaries begin on Wednesday afternoon, followed by morning plenaries each remaining day of the conference. Each plenary session will also include an award ceremony honoring a variety of designees.


Courses are designed for a larger audience and often include presentations with video and multimedia. They will be held on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.

Interview with a new Course Chair - click to read

Special Interest Groups (SIG)

SIGs vary in size depending on interest in the particular topic. They will be held on Wednesday through Saturday.


Symposia sessions vary in size and focus on cutting edge and current topics in NM and EDX medicine. 

Interview with a new Symposium Chair - click to read

Closer Look at a New Symposium - click to read

Closer Look at a Special Session - click to read

Abstract Poster Sessions

Posters of medical research abstracts chosen for the 2017 AANEM Annual Meeting will be displayed from Wednesday morning through Friday evening. Abstract poster authors will also be available to discuss their research on Thursday and Friday after the Plenary.

Abstract Award Recipients for the Golseth Young Investigator, Best Abstract, Best Abstract Runners-Up will present their industry-leading research and be available for discussion at the Abstract Award Winners' Reception on Thursday evening.

Ask the Expert Sessions

Ask the Expert sessions allow you to pose questions to experts in the field and discuss them with a small group of up to 30 or more participants. They are held on Thursday and Friday mornings. No breakfast will be provided - be sure to come early and bring your coffee (limited seating available.)


Elective sessions - Require advance registration and require a fee in addition to general meeting registration


Small Group Demonstrations

These sessions are demonstrations, similar to workshops, but are meant for approximately 25-50 attendees.


Workshops are small group sessions (6-10 participants) designed for hands-on learning and led by an expert in the field. Typically, there is a subject that workshop participants gather around while the expert teaches a technique or concept. Workshops are held throughout the day on Wednesday and Saturday.

Workshops Open to Technologists

Annual Meeting Self-Assessment Opportunities

NEW - Instead of Coursebooks, AANEM is Offering the Annual Meeting Collection - click to learn more


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