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Student Interest Group in Neurology

The Student Interest Group in Neurology (SIGN) program is a network of 130 chapters in medical schools across the United States and Canada which was begun by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN).

neuro-logo.gifSIGN fosters medical student interest in neurology by providing opportunities to participate in clinical, research, and service activities in neurology, and increasing the student's neurologic knowledge. Student members of SIGN are eligible for free AAN membership and may also apply for national SIGN scholarships.

Fall meetings will be announced soon.

2017-18 SIGN officers

  • Co-presidents - Lakeshia (M4), Emily Nonnemacher (M4)
  • Vice president - Sean Duke (M3)
  • Secretary - Jacob Stout (M4)
  • Community service chair - Jordan Rimes (M2)

Awards, scholarships and more

American Academy of Neurology Awards

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) awards acknowledge significant achievements in neurology by medical students. Recipients may receive financial rewards, special presentation opportunities, and/or transportation to the AAN annual meeting.
  • Medical Student Essay Award - Extended Neuroscience Award
  • Medical Student Essay Award - G. Milton Shy Award
  • Medical Student Essay Award - Roland P. Mackay Award
  • Medical Student Essay Award - Saul R. Korey Award
  • Medical Student Prize for Excellence in Neurology
  • Michael S. Pessin Stroke Leadership Prize
American Academy of Neurology Awards
  • Aventis Minority Scholars Program
  • Medical Student Summer Research Scholarship
  • Medical Student Scholarship to annual meeting
American Academy of Neurology High School Awards
  • Neuroscience creativity prize
  • Neuroscience research prize
Call for abstracts
  • ANA - Student Summer Research Project