Chair Resources

Registration: AUPN & ANA Fall Meetings & Career Fair
Register for the AUPN Meeting at AUPN Meeting Registration, and for the ANA meeting at  AUPN registration is a member benefit at no extra charge and ANA Meeting registration is free for ANA members this year (join the ANA at ANA Membership).  ANA AUPN Career Fair registration (fee) is at

AUPN 2014 to 2019 Chairs Sessions
Click on Year, find topic and speaker, click on “presentation” (member login required)

AUPN Membership Directory (Member login required)

6 Ways to Address Physician Burnout during the COVID-19 Pandemic (Free)
Part of the American Medical Association’s COVID-19 resource pages.

American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) Chair Leadership Materials
The AAMC has produced a series of leadership ebooks specifically for Department Chairs:  Leading (Top skills, attributes and behaviors for success); Recruiting (Proven search and hiring practices for the best talent) and Thriving (New perspectives and approaches for personal and organizational success). These ebooks are available for purchase (discount for AAMC Members) at:

The AAMC website can be accessed at and the CFAS page is at The AAMC virtual meeting registration (Learn, Serve, Lead 2020) will open in August.

American Medical Association:  Health Care Equity 
(Curated Resource Page)
The American Medical Association has established a Health Care Equity page, listing numerous recent articles and other resources on this critical topic, including a video series on how physicians can help create a more equitable system, AMA recommendations to congress on this topic, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically exposed the fault lines in care for the underprivileged in the United States.

American Brain Coalition
The ABC is a nonprofit organization which fosters cooperation between leading neurological, psychiatric and psychological professional and patient organizations to advance understanding of the brain, and to reduce the burden of brain disorders through public education and advocacy.  Includes a library of webinars on major issues in neurology and psychiatry, and an extensive list of neuroscience grant agencies.

American Medical Association COVID-19 Physician Resource Page
Contains numerous resources, covering topics from telemedicine to reopening of clinical operations

Includes link to upcoming webinars on May 8 &  May 22  (Clinical Practice & Education)

ANA Investigates Podcasts
Includes two recent episodes on COVID-19 related issues

ANA Translational and Clinical Research Course
Registration is now open for the free ANA Translational and Clinical Research Course (TCRC). Tailor-made for trainees and junior faculty interested in pursuing a research career in academic neurology, this free one-day course combines engaging sessions with unique networking opportunities. This year's program will be held on Saturday, October 3. Be sure to register for TCRC before the August 15 registration deadline. Register for TCRC here:

ANA Webinars are also available to the public on the ANA website. Previously recorded episodes include "Pivoting Research to COVID-19," "Clinical & Basic Research Resilience During COVID-19," and "Continuing Clinical Research During Shelter-in-Place." Click here for more info and to listen to past recordings:

Doctor Health Thyself:  Physician Burnout in the Wake of COVID-19 (Free)
Physicians already had the highest suicide rate of any profession prior to COVID, and the added stress of the pandemic is worsening this already bad situation.  This article, by a physician journalist from Forbes magazine, details the magnitude of the problem and prescribes mitigation strategies.

NIH Guidance for Grant Recipients and Applications during COVID-19

Enhancing diversity in neurology (Annals of Neurology, Subscription Access)
This article analyzes the diversity problem in neurology and offers potential solutions

Reducing disparities in neurological care (Neurology; Subscription Access)
This article reports on disparities in neurological patient care in underprivileged minorities and recommends strategies to improve this divide.

Implicit bias in the workplace and patient care in neurology (ANA Investigates Podcast. Free)
This ANA Investigates podcast discusses reviews the effects of implicit bias in neurology and medicine.

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