Funded Mini-Fellowship in Autonomic Medicine for Second-Year Residents

Funded Mini-Fellowship in Autonomic Medicine for Second-Year Residents

AAS TDP Announces Course for Residents

When: January 25 – 28, 2023

The American Autonomic Society and The Dysautonomia Project announce the inaugural “Residents’ Course“, a three-day Mini-Fellowship in autonomic medicine for second-year residents to be held on January 25 – 28, 2023 at the Opal Sands Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida.

The Dysautonomia Project is underwriting the airfare, lodging, meals, and educational expenses for selected residents and faculty. The American Autonomic society is providing the course director, faculty, and course content for sessions on the topics of:

• Homeostasis, Allostasis and Regulation of the Internal Milieu
• The Autonomic Nervous Systems
• Autonomic Failure
• The Autonomic Medical History
• An Overview of Chronic Orthostatic Intolerance
• POTS: Recognition, Diagnosis and Potential Pathogenesis
• Reflex Syncope: Mechanisms & Treatment
• The Poisons We Give: How Medications Can Affect ANS Structure and Function
• POTS: Non-Pharm Treatment & Physical Rehabilitation
• POTS: Pharmacologic Treatment
• Regulation of Genitourinary Functions
• Regulation of Gastrointestinal Functions; Diagnosis & Management of Enteric Neuropathies
• The Mind-Body Connection: Psychology and Autonomic Responses
• Heart Rate Variability and Wearables: Clinical Applications
• Institutional Barriers to Comprehensive and Coordinated Care
• Autonomic Medicine Case Studies

Post-Graduate 2nd year residents from select neurology, family practice, pediatrics and internal medicine programs will be invited to apply. Residents will be required to present a case to a small group of faculty and peers, take pre-and post-course examinations of their knowledge of autonomic medicine and give a presentation on the course content to co-residents in their medical center program upon completion of the course. For more information, contact Marli Lutz at