JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP

A Junior Member is a person currently enrolled in a training program approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the Royal College of Physicians of Canada, who 1) has been accepted into an accredited Pediatric Neurology or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Training Program, 2) has been nominated by an Active Member of the Society, and 3) has been approved by the Membership Committee after submission and review of his/her curriculum vitae.  A junior member is non voting.

In order to continue as members of the Child Neurology Society, Junior members will have their status changed automatically from Junior to Active membership one year after completing their training and becoming qualified for examination in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or the equivalent Canadian Board. 

All Junior members must verify their training status. No fee shall accompany the change from Junior to Active membership. 

If further training in a fellowship is planned, a Junior Member may petition the Membership Committee, including documentation of the fellowship, to remain a Junior Member for a further period of time, not to exceed 3 years. 

CHECK LIST FOR JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP:

  • Complete application form
  • Accepted into an accredited Pediatric Neurology or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Training Program
  • Candidates for Junior Membership must have their Pediatric Neurology or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Training Director (or an Active member of the CNS) write a supporting letter of substantiation and send it to the Child Neurology Society 

Emily McConnell (ermcconnell@childneurologysociety.org)


CHECK LIST FOR MEDICAL STUDENT MEMBERSHIP

 

A Medical Student Member is a person enrolled in an Association of American Medical College, The Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, or College of Family Physicians of Canada accredited training in Canada.

Checklist:

  • Application
  • Letter of Support from Dean of Medical School

Note: Medical Student Membership terminates upon graduation from medical school.

Medical School Members accepted in a post-graduate training program approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the Royal College of Physicians of Canada may be upgraded to Junior Membership in the Society in accordance with Article 1, Section 2.2 by submitting a written request along with a letter of support from an Active Member of the Child Neurology Society.