AANEM is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to the advancement of NM, MSK, and EDX medicine.


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.




The 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.

Board & Committees



AANEM was founded in 1953 and the executive office is located in Rochester, Minnesota.




ANF is a nonprofit organization dedicated to STRENGTHENING the global effort to CURE neuromuscular disease. 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. AANEM members are dedicated to diagnosing and managing a variety of nerve and muscle diseases, and we are dedicated to serving them. 

Patient Information