Pediatric Research Award

The AANEM Pediatric Research Award encourages research in pediatric neuromuscular and electrodiagnostic medicine. Up to five applicants may receive this award and its benefits.  

Award and Eligibility Criteria

Original research must be conducted on topics related to neuromuscular pediatric medicine or rehabilitation. 

To be eligible for this award, the recipient must be the first author of the research, designated abstract presenter, present at the AANEM Annual Meeting, and an AANEM Member at time of abstract submission. (Please contact to request a membership application.)

Submission Guidelines

Submit an abstract between January 1 and March 15. To be considered for this award. During the submission process, indicate that you plan to apply for the Pediatric Research Award.

Award Benefits

The Pediatric Research Award recipients receive: 

  • $200
  • Recognition in the annual meeting program and at the AANEM Annual Meeting
  • Abstract published in an issue of Muscle & Nerve
  • Free AANEM Annual Meeting registration

For more information on this award, contact

Awards are supported by donations to the American Neuromuscular Foundation.