The CNS has five categories of membership: Active, Affiliate, Emeritus, Junior and Medical Student. As the professional home of child neurologists, membership in the Child Neurology Society (CNS) provides unparalleled resources and connections to hone your skills, connect with colleagues, and grow your practice. CNS is the professional home of child neurologists from the U.S., Canada, and around the world.
Physicians who reside and practice in the United States or Canada who are board eligible or certified through the ABPN or Royal College of Physicians of Canada and who primarily provide direct care for children with neurological or developmental disorders and/or who are involved in research and/or training programs for children with neurological and developmental disorders. Additionally, those who are eligible to take the examination for certification in Neurology with special qualification in Child Neurology by the ABPN and those who have made contributions in the investigation, education, or health care in the field of Child Neurology.
Affiliate Membership may be afforded to child neurologists who 1) reside and practice outside the United States and Canada and who primarily provide direct care for children with neurological or developmental disorders or who are involved in research and/or training programs for children with neurological and developmental disorders, and 2) other professionals, physicians, and non-physicians, who primarily provide direct care for children with neurological and developmental disorders.
Physicians who have retired from active practice (less than .5 FTE) and who have maintained 10 or more consecutive years of Active Membership in the CNS.
A Junior Member is a person in a training program approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, who has been accepted into an accredited Pediatric Neurology or Neurodevelopmental Disabilities training program, Junior members shall be entitled to all the privileges of membership, except they shall not have the right to vote or to hold office as an officer or member of the Board of Directors.
Medical Student Members
A Medical Student Member is a person enrolled in an Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) or American Osteopathic Association Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) accredited medical school.
Education Profile Account
In addition to membership, we offer an “education profile account” that allows for non-members website access to Lifelong Learning Content (including MOC Self Assessment Exams) but includes no other member rights, benefits, access or obligations.