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2022 AANEM Annual Meeting: Funds Available for Physicians from Economically Developing Countries to Attend

The American Neuromuscular Foundation (ANF) offers International Scholarship opportunities for up to five physicians from economically developing countries to attend the 2022 AANEM Annual Meeting to be held September 21-24, 2022, in Nashville, Tennessee. Additionally, those who submit an abstract/application, but do not receive an ANF International Scholarship are automatically considered for travel scholarships offered through the North American Chapter of the International Federation of Clinical Neurophysiology (IFCN). The IFCN distributes up to 15 scholarships.
"The American Neuromuscular Foundation makes it possible for physicians from economically developing countries to receive quality medical education at the AANEM Annual Meeting that will help them diagnose and treat patients in their country with neuromuscular disorders,” said ANF Executive Director, Shirlyn A. Adkins, JD. 
The eligibility criteria, application process, and scholarships are the same for both the ANF and the IFCN international scholarships. Physicians must submit an abstract for the 2022 AANEM Annual Meeting to be considered for the travel scholarship. 
Travel Scholarship Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must have a medical degree or foreign equivalent
  • Must reside and/or practice in an economically developing country
  • Must have an interest in neuromuscular and/or electrodiagnostic medicine 
The ANF and IFCN international scholarship recipients receive:
  • $1,000 cash
  • Free annual meeting registration
Applicants who submit abstracts for the 2022 AANEM Annual Meeting must have them in by the March 15, 2022 deadline. Selected applicants will be notified in the summer of 2022. 

If you submit an abstract, apply for the travel scholarship during the abstract submission process. 

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