Welcome to AUPN

The Association of University Professors of Neurology (AUPN) serves as a forum for the Chairs of Departments or Divisions of Neurology in accredited medical schools in the United States and Canada to discuss academic interests and challenges. The AUPN supports department chairs through its educational offerings that are geared toward the leaders in Neurology Departments including program directors and clerkship directors. 

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Upcoming AUPN Meetings:

AUPN Fall 2016 Chairs Courses
(In conjunction with ANA--register here)
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel
Room: Grand Ballroom 7&8

SESSION I:“Measuring Academic Productivity:  Implementation of An aRVU Model”
Sunday, October 16 7:30 am – 9:00 am

SESSION II: “Teleneurology in Academic Practice”
Monday, October 17 7:30 am – 9:00 am

SESSION III: “Neuroscience Service Lines in Academic Neurology”
Tuesday, October 18 7:30 am – 9:00 am


Education Special Interest Group (SIG)
The Role of Quality and Safety in Neurologic Training
Monday, October 17
3:30 pm-5:30 pm
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel
Room: Grand Ballroom 1&2


AUPN’s Networking Lunch for Small Academic Departments of Neurology 
Tuesday, October 18
11:45 am-1:00 pm
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel
Room: Laurel A

Moderator: Gretchen E. Tietjen, MD, University of Toledo

While all Neurology departments share some common attributes, there are challenges unique to smaller academic departments, including handling teaching and clinical service responsibilities, while protecting time for research and faculty development. This lunch, sponsored by the AUPN and hosted by Gretchen E. Tietjen, MD, Chair of Neurology at the University of Toledo since 1998, provides an opportunity for chairs of smaller departments to meet, discuss issues and share strategies.

Past AUPN Spring Meetings:

AUPN's Program Directors Workshop
Saturday, April 16
12:15p-2:30p (PST)
Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel, Vancouver, Canada
Room: Vistas

2016 Evaluation Form


AUPN's Chairs Spring Session
There is no registration fee to attend, but we ask that you RSVP your attendance as lunch will be provided.
Monday, April 18th
12:00p - 2:00p (PST)
Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel, Vancouver, Canada
Room: Cordova Ballroom, Salon F

Walter J. Koroshetz, MD, Director, NINDS
The AUPN invites Chairs of Academic Neurology departments to attend a Chairs session held in conjunction with the AAN meeting in April featuring Walter J. Koroshetz, MD, Director of the NINDS.   Dr. Koroshetz will present the latest strategies of NINDS to work with Departments of Neurology to advance their shared mission to promote translational neuroscience research and will explore how the AUPN and NIH can work more closely together.  The session is designed to include ample opportunity, during and after the session, to engage in discussion with Dr. Koroshetz.

Review Presentation Slides Here
2016 Evaluation Form

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