NeurologyLive® Brain Games: April 23, 2023

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Test your neurology knowledge with NeurologyLive®'s weekly quiz series, featuring questions on a variety of clinical and historical neurology topics. This week's topic is the history of the American Academy of Neurology.

Welcome to NeurologyLive® Brain Games! This weekly quiz series, which goes live every Sunday morning, will feature questions on a variety of clinical and historical neurology topics, written by physicians, clinicians, and experts in the fields of neurological care and advocacy.

Test your mettle each week with 3 questions that cover a variety of aspects in the field of neurology, with a focus on dementia and Alzheimer disease, epilepsy and seizure disorders, headache and migraine, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular disorders, sleep disorders, and stroke and cerebrovascular disease.

This week's questions include the theme of the history of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Interested in submitting quiz questions? Contact our managing editor, Matt Hoffman, via email: mhoffman@neurologylive.com.

The American Academy of Neurology celebrates a major milestone in its history in 2023. When was the academy incorporated?


Each year, the Academy awards the A.B. Baker Award For Lifetime Achievement In Neurologic Education. Who won the first of these awards?


A resident in the Neurology and Psychology Department at the University of Minnesota noted to the program's director, Abraham B. Baker, MD, that he wanted to focus on practicing neurology but had no organization he could join to enhance this education. This would inspire Baker to go on to found the Academy with its first 50 members. Who was this resident?


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