Company Overview

Founded in 1948, the AAN now represents more than 40,000 members and is dedicated to promoting the highest quality patient-centered care and enhancing member career satisfaction.

To be indispensable to our members.

To promote the highest quality patient-centered neurologic care and enhance member career satisfaction.


  1. Demonstrate and assert the value of neurology and brain health to policymakers, patients, the public, and other major stakeholders
  2. Grow the neurology workforce and innovate care delivery to meet the future needs for patient care
  3. Demonstrate and communicate our commitment to being a fully inclusive, diverse, and antiracist organization that promotes neurologic health equity and actively works to recruit and support a diverse membership
  4. Ensure the health of the global neurology community and enhance member satisfaction, well-being and resiliency, and engagement
  5. Advocate and support the financial well-being, continuing viability, and innovation of the practice of neurology
  6. Expand and support neuroscience research
  7. Create novel ways to educate and assist members in providing high-value, team­ based, patient-centered, clinical care
  • Community: We work together as neurology professionals and Academy staff to accomplish the mission and vision of the Academy and to share our common experience and expertise in belonging to and serving the neurology community.
  • Leadership: We guide, inspire, and empower members, patients, and other stakeholders to make a positive difference in their own lives and the lives of others in the neurology community, and to contribute to the Academy mission.
  • Integrity: We set and maintain the highest ethical standards for ourselves and our programs, products, and services.
  • Professionalism: We work collaboratively as a committed team, to share our expertise and use informed decision-making in service of others to improve the quality of neurological care.
  • Respect: We embrace the dignity and uniqueness of every person, being sensitive and empathetic to the needs of others.
  • Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Anti-racism, and Social Justice (IDEAS): We commit to intentional action to be a fully inclusive, deliberately diverse, and anti-racist organization that respects and values our membership, our staff, and the communities we serve. We will actively promote equity and social justice in neurology and the neurosciences.


Join our team of 200 fun, energetic, and hard-working professionals who are dedicated to helping neurologists worldwide provide the best possible care for their patients. We have a vision at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) to be indispensable to our members. Together, we pursue our mission to promote the highest-quality, patient-centered neurologic care and enhance member career satisfaction.

The AAN, founded in Minneapolis in 1948, supports and represents more than 40,000 neurologists and neuroscience professionals worldwide who provide crucial patient care, seek new cures and treatments for brain disease and work to ensure patient access to the right care. Our headquarters is in the historic Mill District of downtown Minneapolis, and our public policy office is near the action on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

The AAN works closely with the American Brain Foundation, housed in the Academy’s headquarters.
Company Summary
American Academy of Neurology
Number of Employees
(612) 928-6000
201 Chicago Avenue
Minneapolis, MN