Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

  • Catherine M. RydellEmail author
  • Michelle Uher
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_588

Address (and URL)

American Academy of Neurology
  • 201 Chicago Avenue

  • Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415

  • www.aan.com

  • (800) 879–1960 (US)

  • (612) 928–6000 (International)

  • (612) 454–2746 (fax)


The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is the world’s largest professional association of neurologists and the leading online resource for neurologists across the world.

Founded in 1948, the AAN now represents 33,000 members and is dedicated to promoting the highest quality patient-centered care and enhancing member career satisfaction.

Major Areas or Mission Statement

The vision of the AAN is to be indispensable to its members by providing guidance and inspiration through education, information, policy development, and advocacy for our members and their patients while maintaining the highest ethical and professional standards.

The mission of the AAN is to promote the highest-quality patient-centered neurologic care and enhance member career satisfaction.

Landmark Contributions

The AAN was founded...

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References and Readings

  1. Visit the AAN at American Academy of Neurology (AAN)Google Scholar

Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.American Academy of NeurologyMinneapolisUSA
  2. 2.Marketing CommunicationsAmerican Academy of NeurologyMinneapolisUSA