The CNS has five categories of membership: Active, Affiliate, Emeritus, Junior and Medical Student. A sixth category (Educational Membership) allows non-members website access to Lifelong Learning Content (including MOC Self Assessment Exams) but includes no other member rights, benefits, access or obligations.
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.
Physicians who reside and practice outside the United States and 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.
Physicians who have retired from active practice (less than .5 FTE) and who have maintained 10 or more years Active Membership in the CNS.
Physicians enrolled in an ACGME or Royal College of Physicians of Canada accredited training program. Junior members are nominated for membership by their training program director/coordinator and receive automatic upgrade to Active membership 18 months after completing training and qualifying for examination in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) or the equivalent Canadian Board.
Medical Student Members
Free medical student membership is available to any person currently enrolled in a US or Canadian medical school accredited by thes Association of American Medical Colleges, The Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, or the College of Family Physicians of Canada.