Social & Networking Events

Professional Development Mentor Program

Participants in the ACNS Professional Development Mentor Program are welcome to make use of a designated meeting area in the common areas on Friday and Saturday during breaks and lunches. Please look for the designated tables as a place to meet up.

A Meet & Greet cocktail reception will be held in conjunction with the Career Development Panel on Thursday, February 6. All mentors and mentees are invited to attend. Complete information is below.

Career Development Panel

Thursday, February 6, 2020
5:45 - 7:45pm

This panel discussion will provide guidance to residents, fellows and early-stage neurologists to plan and build a successful career in Clinical Neurophysiology. A panel of experts will share their experience on various career pathways in clinical neurophysiology, including academia,  transition to private practice, collaboration with industry and telemedicine. The audience will learn about the clinical duties, education, innovation and research, administration and leadership, finance, regulatory and medicolegal issues of different practice models and how each of them impacts quality of life.


Jeffrey Britton, MD, FACNS
Professor of Neurology
Mayo Clinic School of Medicine
Perspective: Clinician educator and division chief
Eric Anderson, MD, PhD
Medical Director/Director of Telemedicine
Perspective: Working in Tele-CNP
M. Brandon Westover, MD, PhD, FACNS
Massachusetts General Hospital
Perspective: Clinical researcher about NIH funding in CNP
Jay S. Pathmanathan, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Pennsylvania
Perspective: Working and applying for funding at the VA
Andrea Hakimi, DO, FACNS, FAES
Epilepsy Director
UMG/Neuroscience Associates
Perspective: Working in a private/semiprivate setting
Martha J. Morrell, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Perspective: Working in and collaborating with industry

Welcome Reception

Friday, February 7, 2020
7:30 - 9:00pm

ACNS President Dr. Cecil Hahn, MD, MPH, FACNS formally invites all Annual Meeting Delegates to attend the Welcome Reception on Friday, February 7, from 7:30-9:00pm in the Exhibit Hall.

New Member Breakfast

Saturday, February 8, 2020
7:00 - 8:30am

ACNS members who have joined the Society in the past year are invited and encouraged to attend the New Member Breakfast. ACNS leaders will be in attendance to welcome you to the Society and to discuss all the benefits ACNS membership has to offer.

International Attendee Breakfast

Saturday, February 8, 2020
7:00 - 8:30am

International meeting attendees are invited to join ACNS leadership for breakfast and networking.


Last updated: December 11, 2019