Junior members shall be trainees engaged in the study of neuropathology including residents, fellows, graduate students or postdoctoral fellows. Members in this category are expected to transition to active membership after completion of their training. The current annual Junior Membership fee is $175.



 Key Benefits of Junior Membership:



Committee Position

Junior members are eligible to hold positions on certain committees

Career Advancement

Network with fellow AANP members to gain valuable insights from knowledgeable leaders

Stay Informed

Stay up-to-date on the latest news by attending the AANP Annual Meetings


You Will Have Access To:

Annual Meeting Incentives:


News and Information:


Opportunity to apply for Trainee Travel Awards with abstract submission and invitation to the Trainee Luncheon at the Annual Meeting where trainee-relevant topics are discussed

Free online access to the Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology and ongoing AANP communication via e-mail and newsletters



Items to Know for Junior Membership:

  • Candidates shall be nominated in writing by a sponsor, an Active member of the Association
    • If you do not know the AANP members in your area, please email the AANP office for the name of a potential sponsor.
  • Applicants shall submit a completed web-based application form together with their curriculum vitae, the name and contact information of the sponsor and the sponsor’s letter of recommendation
    • Note: The letter of recommendation may also be e-mailed directly to the AANP office.
  • Completed applications received at least two weeks prior to March 1, July 1, and November 1, will be reviewed by the Membership Committee shortly after these dates
  • Following approval by at least two-thirds of the committee membership, the recommendation will be electronically submitted to the Executive Council for approval
  • Elected new members will be notified and listed in the AANP Newsletter and Membership Directory 


Address Correspondence to:
Peter Pytel, MD
University of Chicago Hospitals
1476 East 56th Street
Chicago, IL 60637-1866
(773) 288-7984
Email: Peter Pytel, MD


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