Fill-out the Application form completely (answer every question; where
appropriate, indicate 'None' or 'N.A.').
a) Check the membership category you are applying for.
Constitutional definition of membership
"...shall be graduates in medicine or veterinary medicine or hold doctoral
degrees in pathology or neuropathology who, when elected, are actively
engaged in neuropathology including teaching, research, diagnosis and/or
practice. They shall have made original contributions to neuropathology
and have had at least four years of specialized training and/or experience
in the study of diseases of the nervous system. At least two of these
years must directly concern neuropathology, applied or
"...persons of postdoctoral status who have had at least four years
training and/or experience in any field related to neuropathology and who
have made original contributions to neurological
Either "Those engaged in the study of neuropathology who have completed at
least one year of this study and who must qualify for Active or Associate
membership within five years after election." Or "Outstanding individuals
who have contributed meritoriously to the field of Neuropathology but who
do not hold a doctoral
"...shall be exceptionally distinguished investigators or teachers in the
field of the neurological sciences."
Name: Your name, as you
write it professionally.
Work Address: Complete, current,
work address for mailing.
Electronic addresses: Current work
numbers for telephone, fax, and e-mail, as
Birth: Birth date and place.
degree(s): List your graduate academic degree(s), including
institution(s) and date(s).
Residency training: If
applicable, list Board certification(s).
appointment: If applicable, indicate type of residency training
received, institutions, and dates.
Hospital affiliation: If
applicable, list principal current hospital
Membership in professional/scientific
societies: List up to three.
Publications: List at least
two, no more than five, all published, all relevant to basic or clinical
neuroscience broadly conceived.
Sponsors: List names and
complete addresses of the two Active/Associate members writing letters
supporting your election to the AANP.
Application: Send original and six copies of your completed
Application for Membership form, and originals and six copies of each of
your two sponsorship letters, and one set of reprints or copies of the
publications you list in the Application form, to the AANP Membership
Committee Chair. If possible, include a recent photograph for the
Association's Archive. Your sponsors should not send their letters of
recommendation directly to the chairperson.
Completed applications must be received on or before March 1st for
consideration by the Membership Committee. The AANP members will then vote
on the approved membership applicants at the next annual meeting (usually
in June of the same year). Election to membership is annual: applications
received after the above deadline will be considered the following year.
Elected new members will be notified and listed in the AANP Newsletter and
Current Chairperson of the AANP Membership