President's Message: March 2022

Have you registered for the 2022 ASNM Annual Meeting? 

The ASNM Annual Conference will be hosted in sunny Clearwater Beach, Florida. This will be ASNM's first in-person conference since 2019! All the more power for our members and fellow IONM colleagues to come together in one place to collaborate with each other on initiatives and relationships this virtual world has provided us!

The conference offers dual tracks, debates between two experts, lightning round discussions, poster presentations, high-level plenary session speakers, a reception, exhibit hall and diverse opportunities to expand your network. Stay up-to-date on current research in the field, expand your in-depth knowledge, and engage with key industry members, including technologists, physicians, and supplier representatives.


CEU/CME Being Offered?

The ASNM will be offering the below breakdown of CEU's, CME's, and AAA (American Academy of Audiology) credits. "ASNM CEU's are ABRET recognized for CNIM CEUs toward exam eligibility and recertification."

Friday: 8 hours worth of CEU and CME  
Saturday: 8 hours worth of CEU and CME 
Sunday: 4 hours worth of CEU and CME 
Total 1 person can receive: 20 CEU's and 20 CME

Hotel Information: 

The 2022 Annual Meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach 
301 S Gulfview Blvd. 
Clearwater FL, 33767
May 18-22, 2022 

Link to book your hotel:


Interested in Becoming an Exhibitor?

2022 Exhibitor Prospectus 

Register for the Meeting

Meeting Schedule 

Thank you to our Winter Town Hall planning committee Drs. Marat Avshalumov and Joe Moreira! We would also like to thank our expert speakers Rich Vogel and Mirela Simon for sharing their knowledge and thank our superb panelists, Drs. Christoph Seubert, Faisal Jahangiri, and Francesco Sala for the amazing in-depth discussion. These meetings are not possible without our planning committee, speakers, panelists, moderators, and of course our attendees. We hope to see you all at each of the below meetings. 
  • 2022 Annual Meeting- Clearwater Beach, FL May 19-22, 2022
  • 2022 Fall Virtual Symposium – September 24, 2022
  • 2023 Annual Meeting – Dallas, TX May 16-22, 2023

2022 Annual Meeting Poster Submissions 

On behalf of the 2022 Annual Meeting's organizational committee, we would like to invite you to submit research posters for our Annual ASNM meeting to be held in Clearwater, Florida May 19-22, 2022.
Please follow the instructions below for accurate submission:

  • Abstracts must be submitted only in English.
  • Required Format: Title, Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion
  • Abstracts must be submitted through the online abstract submission site.
  • All authors should be listed with their credentials, certifications, and contact information
  • Names should be listed as First name, Middle initial, Last Name format.
  • Abstracts will be limited to 500 – 600 words
  • Acronyms should be spelled entirely (no abbreviations in the title).
  • The top ten abstracts will present live at the meeting
  • All other abstracts will be on display in the exhibit hall 
All authors with accepted posters will be required to sign a conflict of interest and FDA disclosures form.
The research committee will review all submissions and notify only authors with accepted posters by Friday, April 15th, 2022. All selected posters will be displayed in electronic form. Presenting authors with accepted posters will get a $50 discount for registration.
E-Poster Submission Form


All webinars are at 7pm EST

  • Intraoperative Neurophysiology of Cranial Nerves III, IV, and VI presented by Matt Hoffman April 6, 2022
Register Here 

ASNM Educational Courses

CNIM Prep Course presented by James Watt in March and October 2022
Register Here

ASNM Membership Push

The ASNM is honored to count you as one of our members, and we’d love for you to consider renewing your membership with us for 2022. The process to renew is fast and easy. Simply click on the invoice link in the coming email and pay online, or renew by logging into your ASNM member profile and following the prompts. If you experience any trouble at all, please contact us via email: [email protected]


ASNM Member Benefits:

Free access to live and on-demand webinars for CME/CEUs*
Free semi-annual live/interactive online CNIM prep course
Downloadable Transcripts and Webinar Certificates
Discounted Pricing for all Meetings and Symposia
Free Access to job postings in our online Career Center
Free access to the ASNM Membership Directory
Networking opportunities with other professionals in your field

Be a part of a the growing movement of professionals dedicated to advancing the field of IONM with a focus on Quality, Competency, Advocacy, Representation and Reputation

*For 2022, The ASNM will provide 6 Webinars, 3 Educational Prep Courses, 2 Virtual Meetings, and 1 Live In-person meeting in Clearwater, Florida.

Renew your membership for 2022 today!


ASNM Recognition Awards:
Nomination Process

For transparency:  All award types and nomination processes will be sent to committee members and the general membership each year by Jan 15.

For inclusion: Certain categories have specific nominating guidelines, however, anyone may nominate a peer for recognition if they believe that the nominee’s personal and professional characteristics distinguish them as exceptional contributors to ASNM.

There may be more than one award recipient chosen in any category, and some years may not see a recipient in every category.

Nomination Guidelines:

  1. Nominations must be made in writing on a form and submitted to the ASNM.
  2. Nominations must identify the specific award category.
  3. Nominees may not receive awards in multiple categories in the same year.
  4. Nominations must be supported by a written description of why the nominee deserves consideration for the specified award.
  5. Nominations must be seconded by written signature on the nomination form. Absent a second, the nominee will be considered only if he or she received at least one more nomination for the same award category.
  6. Any ASNM member in good standing can nominate/second someone for the Founder’s Award. All other awards require nomination/second from a specific group/committee, as detailed in the award description. 
  7. Self-nominations or seconds will not be accepted.
  8. Anonymous nominations or seconds will not be accepted.
  9. Nominations or seconds will not be accepted from a spouse, partner, or immediately family member of the nominator or nominee.
  10. The Awards Subcommittee of the Membership Committee will review nominations and select recipients.
  11. The supervisor, spouse, partner or immediate family member of a nominee can serve on the committee but must abstain from any discussion and/or voting related to the nomination. 
  12. If a Membership Committee member is nominated, he or she may not be present during the relevant portion of the discussion.
  13. Approved nominations will be forwarded to the executive committee for final confirmation.
Details of nominations and discussions about nominees who are not selected will be kept confidential.
Fellow Nomation Form

Founders Award Nominations

The ASNM Founders Award:
Do you know an individual whose dedication to the IONM profession is evidenced by commitment to delivering the highest quality of patient care, contribution to the literature, and/or contribution to the ASNM? 

We are currently accepting nominations from YOU as ASNM members for IONM professionals that embody one or all of the qualities above. One recipient will be selected from all nominees, and he/she will be recognized with this prestigious award at the ASNM Annual Meeting in Clearwater,FL.  

Please consider taking this opportunity to recognize and nominate an outstanding member of the ASNM today! 
Fill Out Form Here

Mary Stecker Travel Grants:

Dear Membership,
      The ASNM is looking for nominees for the Mary Stecker travel grants. These go to individuals who are new to the field or who are in training programs for the field of IONM. They can be for anyone who is in their first year of practice or still training. The ASNM offers two of these a year. These grants cover the annual meeting registration and also a $250 check. The link for the application is located on the ASNM website at . If you have any other questions please do not hesitate contacting me at [email protected] or the society director Cayla Marconi at [email protected].
Kindest Regards,
Jay L. Shils, PhD
Secretary of the ASNM

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