2024 Resident Education Program Application



This year's Resident Education Program will be held October 25-27, 2024 at the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center in Los Angeles, CA.

Faculty and residents will engage throughout the meeting in an interactive format that features lectures, small group sessions and workshops, and a friendly competition, as well as informally at combined faculty-resident meals and social events. View the program agenda here.

Program Goals
  • Provide early stage adult and pediatric neurology residents with a foundation in headache medicine education.
  • Promote the exchange of information and ideas concerning the causes and treatments of headache and related painful disorders.
  • Introduce residents to experienced faculty in neurologic education and headache medicine.
  • Inspire a greater number of neurology residents to pursue careers in headache medicine!

Applicant Criteria

  • Must be a resident in a U.S. adult or pediatric neurology training program. We will also consider applications from trainees in other residency programs, including but not limited to internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, physiatry, obstetrics and gynecology and orofacial pain. International applications are not eligible at this time and availability may be limited based on demand.
  • Must submit the online application form with the following supporting documents:
    • Completion of brief statement of interest (100-200 words)
    • CV
    • Letter of support from Program Director
      • Each program director may nominate only one early stage resident from their program (PGY1 or PGY2 for adult neurology, PGY1, PGY2, or PGY3 for child neurology, but if no such candidate is available a PGY3 adult neurology or PGY4 child neurology resident would be considered).

Recipients will receive:

  • Reimbursement up to $1,500 for eligible travel expenses including:
    • Roundtrip coach/economy class travel
    • Ground transportation to/from airport and conference center (car rental and gas not covered)
    • Two nights’ accommodation at the conference hotel 
  • Meals, which are included in the meeting, from Friday night through Sunday morning. 
  • Complimentary one-year Trainee membership to the American Headache Society or extension of an existing AHS Trainee membership.

Applications and supporting materials must be received no later than Sunday, August 11, 2024 at 11:59 pm ET.