NeuroSAE: 2017 Annual Meeting Edition

Planning to attend the 2017 AAN Annual Meeting? Assess your knowledge in major clinical areas of neurology, earn 10 FREE self-assessment CME, and build your itinerary for the meeting with this convenient online exam. Available FREE to AAN members! This examination is included as a member benefit and is FREE for all members.

How It Works

Step 1

Complete the pre-test prior to the meeting. You'll receive course suggestions to help you build your Annual Meeting itinerary.

Take pre-test by:
April 22, 2017

Step 2

Attend the 2017 AAN Annual Meeting in Boston, MA, and take part in the recommended course(s) from the pre-test.

Important Dates:
April 22-28, 2017

Step 3

Complete the post-test to gauge your improvement. Earn a score of 70% or higher and receive 10 FREE self-assessment CME credits.

Take exam by:
July 29, 2017

My Exams


  • Designed to aid members in building a personalized learning plan for the 2017 Annual Meeting.
  • Written by neurologists for neurologists, with all-new questions that differ from previous NeuroSAE versions.
  • Questions based on the ABPN content outline for the cognitive expertise component (Part III) of MOC.
  • Pre-test results offer peer comparison and recommendations for Annual Meeting course selections based on your areas of strengths and areas that are in need of improvement.
  • Convenient online format - take on your own time, at your own pace. Mobile access also available.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this self-assessment activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify major clinical areas of neurology that require more focused study and review.
  • Evaluate areas of strength and weakness and consult educational resources for self-education and improvement.
  • Apply new and reviewed information derived from the exam and resources into clinical practice to provide optimal patient care.

Core Competencies

  • Medical Knowledge

Confidentiality of Data

All material © American Academy of Neurology Institute unless otherwise indicated. All rights reserved.

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The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is not requesting any individually identifiable information. The data you submit to the AAN through the NeuroSAE® is de-identified, as it neither identifies nor provides a reasonable basis to identify an individual. All information submitted to the AAN through NeuroSAE® is confidential. Data may be used and presented anonymously and in aggregate by the AAN.

Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Neurology Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABPN Approved Activity

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) has reviewed and approved this product as part of a comprehensive lifelong learning program, which is mandated by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) as a necessary component of maintenance of certification (MOC).

NeuroSAE Annual Meeting Work Group

Ericka Simpson, MD, Chair
Associate Professor of Neurology & Neuromuscular Medicine, Methodist Neurological Institute, Houston, Texas
*Dr. Simpson has received personal compensation as a speaker for Grifols, Inc

Hossein Ansari, MD
Director of Headache Clinic. University of California, San Diego, California 
*Dr. Ansari has received personal compensation as a speaker for Teva Pharmaceuticals

Patrick Landazuri, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas
*Dr. Landazuri has nothing to disclose.

Sheetal Shroff, MD
Neuromuscular Medicine
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, TX
*Dr. Shroff has nothing to disclose

Ashkan Mowla, MD
Assistant Professor, State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
*Dr. Mowla has nothing to disclose

Jonathan Cheponis, MD
Rush University
Chicago, IL
*Dr. Cheponis has nothing to disclose

NeuroSAE Staff

Amanda Chamberlain 
Program Manager, Online Learning
Minneapolis, Minnesota
*Ms. Chamberlain has nothing to disclose.

*Relationship Disclosure
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