About Chapters

IAN Chapters Connect Neuroscience, Neurology and Neurosurgery Professionals Worldwide

IAN fosters growth in Neuroscience, Neurology and Neurosurgery community through its 10+ professional and 50+ student chapters worldwide. Chapters establish a local presence for IAN in international cities from all over the world as well as in more remote locations. Regardless of size or location and category of membership, every IAN chapter offers its members a wealth of benefits, including access to research opportunities and to establish a personal networking system in the region.

IAN local chapters around the world host Guest lectures, workshops by internationally known professionals & Scientists in the field of Neuroscience, Neurology and Neurosurgery. IAN also sponsor seminars on the most pressing and latest issues, and recent developments in the field of Neuroscience, Neurology and Neurosurgery, conduct volunteer training workshops, and publish their own newsletters.

IAN sponsors more than 10 professional chapters, which work to increase recruitment and retention of Neuroscience, Neurology and Neurosurgery professionals at the university level. IAN chapters offer professional activities and projects that aim to improve the working and learning environments for Professionals in the field of Neuroscience, Neurology and Neurosurgery.

Establishing professional chapters and participating in all these chapters provides a unique combination of social interaction and professional networking among peers in their respective geographic areas. IAN Chapter members reflect all facets of Neuroscience, Neurology and Neurosurgery.

Student Chapters Enhance Learning and Career Development

IAN has established more than 50 student chapters throughout the world that give students opportunities to play active roles in the association and its activities. By organizing Guest Lectures, workshops, Panel Discussions, Career Development programme and programming contests, IAN Student Chapters facilitate communication and collaboration within a university’s Neuroscience community and with the Healthcare community at large. Through its sponsorship of student chapters, IAN also enhances learning via the exchange of ideas among students, and between students and established professionals.

IAN Student chapter members can also take advantage of IAN activities and services. Student chapters provide a natural setting to develop and demonstrate the leadership capabilities critical to students’ career development. IAN also help students get involved in the business world with workshops, Guest Lectures, Training and development, and career building initiatives.

Get Involved

Joining an IAN chapter conveys a profound interest and dedication to Neuroscience, Neurology and Neurosurgery disciplines. The next step is volunteering and form committees in a variety of roles and capacities that can benefit the chapter and advance career opportunities as well.
Volunteer activities range from running for elected positions on chapter, forming committee members, Ambassadors and serving in a wide variety of planning, management, and logistical support functions at IAN conferences. Members who get involved with IAN are creating networking and learning opportunities that advance both organizational and personal development.