Active members shall be graduates in medicine or veterinary medicine or hold doctoral degrees in pathology or neuropathology or a related field practice. Members with clinical training would typically be expected to have completed their residency/fellowship while basic scientists would be expected to have completed their postdoctoral fellowship training.  They shall have made original contributions to neuropathology or neurological sciences, applied or experimental. The current annual Active Membership fee is $350.


 Key Benefits of Active Membership:



Voting Privileges

Active members have full voting privileges in the Association

Association Position

Active members have the right to be elected and serve as officers and councilors of the Association

Committee Position

Active members are fully eligible and can request to serve on committees


You Will Have Access To:

Annual Meeting Incentives:


News and Information:


Reduced registration fees for the Annual Meeting

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



Items to know for Active 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:
Anne Buckley, MD, PhD
Duke University Medical Center
451 Research Drive
Durham, NC 27710
(919) 684-2533
Email: Anne Buckley, MD, PhD


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