Neurology Residency and Fellowship Program Directors
The AAN provides a variety of resources for residency and fellowship program directors. The consortium of Neurology Program Directors (CNPD) provides a "home" for program directors, where ideas may be exchanged and important issues discussed with colleagues. Resources for both new and established program directors are available on this page.
Letter from the Chair
I want to thank my predecessor Dr. John Engstrom. John has continued to raise the bar for the CNPD and for this we are all deeply indebted! The CNPD encourages you to become an active participant. We need your help and expertise. As program directors, we are all being asked to do more with less. Together we can raise the bar for neurologic education.
The goals the CNPD are to:
- Represent the interest of neurology residency and fellowship program directors and programs to the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP), Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®), The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS), and the Organization of Program Directors Associations (OPDA).
- Provide a "home" where residency and fellowship program directors can collaborate, cooperate, and communicate with each other concerning issues affecting neurology training programs, gain insight into program management, and discuss issues that challenge the graduate medical education environment.
- Promote the educational role of program directors in the context of professional career development.
- Encourage creation of educational teaching and assessment tools and performance of graduate medical education research.
- Provide a forum to share best practices.
I encourage you to attend the CNPD business meetings held in conjunction with the American Academy of Neurology and American Neurologic Association Annual Meetings. These meetings provide the opportunity to discuss timely information regarding the oversight of residency and fellowship training programs by the national GME oversight organizations noted above. Lastly, I encourage you to participate in a CNPD work group. If you have an idea on how we can raise the bar for neurologic education, we what to hear from you!
David J. Capobianco, MD, FAAN
Announcing the 2013 Neurologist-in-Training Clinical Ethics Elective (NITCEE)
Sponsored by the American Academy of Neurology, the American Neurological Association, and the Child Neurology Society
The application deadline is February 25, 2013.
For more information regarding the Elective, you may contact:
Maha Alattar, MD
Mary Washington Hospital
1101 Sam Perry Boulevard, suite 414
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
- New Residents (PPT) – the American Academy of Neurology is ready to assist!
- Transitioning Residents (PPT) – the American Academy of Neurology is there for them as they transition!
- CNPD 04–22–12 Agenda and Presentations
- CNPD 09-24-11 Agenda
- CNPD Strategic Plan
- CNPD 10-06-07 Minutes
- CNPD 04-13-08 Minutes
- CNPD News
- Patient Safety Curriculum
Patient Safety 101 is the first in a series of modules designed to help residency program directors meet ACGME requirements for patient safety education. To recommend topics for future residency safety curriculum modules, email email@example.com.
- Program Director Calendar - 2012
Compiled by the AAN Graduate Education Subcommittee and Consortium of Neurology Program Directors. Some of the calendar events are recommendations and need to be planned according to your institution's timeline. Please send feedback to Lucy Persaud Samaroo via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AAN Clinical Skills Examination Training Program
The Clinical Skills Examination Training Program has been reviewed by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
ACGME reviews and accredits medical residency programs in the United States. The ACGME consists of 28 Residency Review Committees (RRC).
- National Resident matching Program (NRMP)- "The Match"
- NRMP Presentation
- The Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) is a service that transmits applications to program directors
- Program & Fellowship Director Survey