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Residents & Fellows

Enhance your Learning, Advance your Career

Maybe you're interested in learning more about a career in neuromuscular medicine, or maybe you've already decided that it's what you want to focus on. Either way, AANEM is dedicated to being your partner in that journey.

Resident & Fellow Member Recognition Award for Research

The AANEM Residency and Fellowship Member Award encourages young physician members to conduct research in neuromuscular and electrodiagnostic medicine. These awards are given to all residency and fellowship members who are first authors on abstracts presented at the Annual Meeting.

Resident & Fellow members who are the first and presenting author of an accepted abstract for the Annual Meeting receive a $200 cash reward, recognition in the annual meeting program and at the AANEM Annual Meeting, and their abstract published in Muscle & Nerve .

Abstract submission deadline is March 1 each year. 

Golseth Young Investigator Award

The Golseth Young Investigator Award, honoring AANEM Founding Member Dr. James Golseth, is presented annually for original research in neuromuscular and electrodiagnostic medicine.

This award is presented annually to a medical student, resident, fellow, or physician who has completed residency or fellowship training with the past three years and is the first author of original research in neuromuscular and electrodiagnostic medicine. 

The Golseth Young Investigator Award winner receives round trip coach airfare up to $500 (U.S./Canada) or $1000 (international) and hotel accommodations (up to 4 nights) for the AANEM Annual Meeting, $1000 cash, free annual meeting registration, recognition in the annual meeting program and at the AANEM Annual Meeting, and their abstract published in Muscle & Nerve.

Deadline for submission is March 15 each year. 

AANEM Career Center

The AANEM Career Center is an easy way to search for new neurology, physiatry, and electroneurodiagnostic technologist positions throughout the U.S. The Career Center allows you to: 
  • Search for jobs by discipline, location, keywords, and other filters
  • Define your job criteria and automatically receive notifications when a new job is posted that meets your specifications
  • Utilize a resume-builder to post your resume confidentially and share it with employers


Contract Negotiation

Negotiating a contract can potentially be an anxiety provoking task, but it also can result in major rewards. Practically, every written contract can be improved with the addition or enhancement of any of the provisions therein. 


Want to Become More Involved?

Committee volunteers carry out the programs that support the AANEM’s key focus areas:
  • Annual Meeting
  • Other Education
  • Professional Standards
  • Advocacy
  • Membership
  • Research
Hundreds of EDX and NM medicine experts volunteer their time and expertise to serve on a variety of AANEM committees and task forces each year. To get more involved in your industry, join an AANEM committee.