Surinderjit Singh Young Lectureship Award

The AANEM Annual Meeting plenary will include a speaker each year who is the winner of the Surinderjit Singh Young Lectureship Award. This lecture will honor long-time AANEM member Dr. Surinderjit Singh.

Award Subject and Criteria

The lectureship topic should align with the theme of the AANEM Annual Meeting plenary topic

Submission Guidelines and Eligibility Criteria

Candidates to speak must be within 10 years of finishing a residency or fellowship.

If you would like to be considered for this award, please send your CV and a letter expressing why you wish to speak, and the topic you wish to speak on, to Please put "Lectureship Award" in the subject line.

The application deadline is the 15th of February. The AANEM President will review applications after the deadline and AANEM will notify the chosen speaker in March.

Award Benefits

The Surinderjit Singh Young Lectureship Award recipient receives:
  • Round trip coach airfare up to $500 (U.S.) or $1,000 (international)
  • Hotel accommodations (up to 2 nights)
  • $1,000 cash
  • Recognition in the annual meeting program and at the AANEM Annual Meeting
“I invite early-career physicians to submit proposals for the Surinderjit Singh Young Lectureship Award. To be considered for this prestigious award, and opportunity to speak during a plenary session, your proposed presentation should be related to the plenary topic. It can involve original research, evaluation, management or future goals for persons with inherited muscle diseases." –Dr. Holli Horak, 2022 AANEM President

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Awards are supported by donations to the the American Neuromuscular Foundation,