2019 AANEM Annual Meeting: Funds Available for Physicians from Economically Developing Countries to Attend


Newswise — The AANEM Foundation offers International Fellowship Scholarship opportunities for up to 5 physicians from economically developing countries to attend the 2019 AANEM Annual Meeting to be held October 16-19, 2019, in Austin, Texas. Additionally, those who submit an application but do not receive a Foundation International Fellowship 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 AANEM 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,” stated AANEM Foundation Executive Director, Shirlyn A. Adkins, JD. 

The eligibility criteria, application process, and scholarships are the same for both the Foundation’s International Fellowship and the IFCN scholarships. Physicians who submit an abstract for the 2019 AANEM Annual Meeting will be given priority. 

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 AANEM Foundation’s International Fellowship and IFCN scholarship recipients receive:

  • $1,000 cash
  • Free annual meeting registration

Applicants who submit abstracts for the 2019 AANEM Annual Meeting must have them in by the March 15, 2019 deadline. Selected applicants will be notified in the summer of 2019. If you submit an abstract, you apply for the travel scholarship during the abstract submission process.

If you are not submitting an abstract, you must complete the online application form before March 15, 2019.

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About the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM)

Based in Rochester, Minnesota, the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) is the premier nonprofit membership association dedicated to the advancement of neuromuscular (NM), musculoskeletal and electrodiagnostic (EDX) medicine. The organization and its members work to improve the quality of patient care and advance the science of NM diseases and EDX medicine by serving physicians and allied health professionals who care for those with muscle and nerve disorders.

For more information about AANEM, visit aanem.org or find us on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

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