AINA Lifetime Achievement Award

The AINA Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a leader in neurology by her/his peers. The recipient will be a North American neurologist chosen based on her/his dedication in advancing the training of North American neurologists of Indian origin and promoting innovation and research in the field of neurology. The recipient will have supported Indian neurologists over a significant period of time in achieving meaningful progress toward expressed goals.

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Recipient will receive

  • $1,000 prize
  • Recognition plaque
  • Recognition in AAN's Annual Meeting materials


  • Open to AAN members
  • Must be nominated by an AAN member
  • Nominee must be a North American neurologist

Application Process

  1. Nominator should submit one copy of the following:
  2. Completed application form
  3. Nominee's curriculum vitae
  4. A letter of recommendation (not previously submitted for nominee) describing the following:
    • The nominee’s success relating to the growth and prestige of neurologists of Indian origin in North America
    • The nominee’s commitment to passing leadership skills and the value of involvement to peers and to the next generation of leaders
    • The nominee’s demonstration of exceptional dedication of time and effort for the greater good
    • The nominee’s commitment to team building and to being a team player
    • The nominee’s commitment to “bridge-building” for the Indian neurologic community and beyond through mutual partnerships and alliances

Applications are now closed.

For more information, please contact the American Brain Foundation at or (612) 928-6300.

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