Golseth Young Investigator

The Golseth Young Investigator Award, honoring AANEM Founding Member, Dr. James Golseth, is presented annually for original research in neuromuscular and electrodiagnostic medicine. The Foundation has been funding the award since 1998.

Deadline for Submission is March 15.

Award Subject and Criteria

The award is given for original research on neuromuscular and electrodiagnostic medicine. The research is judged based on:
  • Scientific merit
  • Methodology
  • Manuscript form
  • Candidate's contribution to the project

Additional Criteria

The first and presenting author of the research project must be one of the following:
  • Medical student in an MD, DO, DVM, or foreign equivalent program
  • Resident
  • Fellow-in-training
  • Physician within 3 years following completion for residency or fellowship training
The following publication criteria also exist for the Golseth Award:
  • Manuscript must be offered to the editor of the Muscle & Nerve for first review.
  • Manuscript must follow Muscle & Nerve author guidelines and be concise (text no longer than 2500 words).

Submission Guidelines

First, submit an abstract between January 1 and March 15. During the application process, you will be asked if you plan to apply for the Golseth Award.

Second, all of the following must be received in the AANEM Executive Office on disc or by email at meeting@aanem.org by April 1 to be considered.
  • Manuscript with text no longer than 2500 words, figures and references
  • Letter from program director certifying eligibility
  • Letter from candidate describing his/her specific percentage of contribution to project

Award Benefits

The Golseth Young Investigator Award winner receives:
  • Round trip coach airfare up to $500 (U.S./Canada) or $1000 (international)
  • Hotel accommodations (up to maximum of 4 nights)
  • $1000 cash
  • Free AANEM Annual Meeting registration
  • Abstract published in Muscle & Nerve
For more information on this award, contact meeting@aanem.org.
Awards are supported by donations to the AANEM Foundation for Research & Education.