The objective of the Enhanced Adult Resident Leadership program is to identify, train and nurture 10 Adult Neurology residents in their 4th year who have the motivation, drive and potential future Academy leaders.
Many younger neurologists are interested in AAN involvement but are not familiar with the mechanisms and scope of the organization. This program will be an in-depth weeklong immersion into the wide array of resources that they AAN has to offer. It will provide the recipients with the opportunity to augment their education, training, and network by having an assigned mentor and attending education and scientific programming at the 2020 AAN Annual Meeting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Please note: Child Neurologists are encouraged to apply for the Enhanced Child Resident Leadership Program opportunity.
Recipients will receive:
- 5 nights hotel stay (Friday, April 24 – Wednesday, April 29, 2020)
- Airfare: up to $450
- AAN Annual Meeting Registration: Recipients will select the educational and scientific programming based on their specific educational needs. Program selection should not conflict with the agenda of the program.
- A certificate of recognition.
- Applicant should be a 4th year Adult Neurology Resident. Preference will be given to chief residents.
- Applicant should be in a neurology residency program located in the United States and Canada.
- The applicant must be an AAN member at the time of application.
- The applicant should demonstrate a commitment to neurological teaching, education, and/or community service
- The applicant should be interested in active leadership involvement in the AAN.
- A resident can be nominated for the Resident Scholarship to the Annual Meeting and the Enhanced Adult Resident Leadership Program. If the resident is selected as a recipient of the Enhanced Adult Resident Leadership Program, he/she will not be eligible to receive the Resident Scholarship to Annual Meeting.
- Past Resident Scholarship to the Annual Meeting recipients are eligible to apply.
- Child Neurology Residents are encouraged to apply for the Enhanced Child Resident Leadership Program opportunity
Applications must be submitted online and include:
- A curriculum vitae
- A single-spaced, one-page letter of interest from the applicant detailing academic achievements, community involvement, leadership roles, and plans to maximize the AAN Annual Meeting opportunity.
- A single-spaced, one-page letter of support from the applicant's Program Director which outlines an example of leadership the applicant has undertaken at their institution.
October 31, 2019 (11:59 pm Central Daylight Time)
Recipients will need to participate in various meetings, programs and events over the course of 4 days while at the 2020 AAN Annual Meeting. The detailed course schedule and agenda will be announced at a later date.
For more information, please contact Arianna Wegley at email@example.com
Senior Manager, Undergraduate/Graduate Education