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UCNS Update 
May 2021
Neurocritical Care Certification Examination May 17th Application Deadline Approaching
Don't miss an opportunity to become UCNS certified in Neurocritical Care. 2021 is the first year of certification eligibility for AOA-certified physicians. Extended deadline to apply is May 17, 2021. UCNS Neurocritical Care Certification Examination online application, eligibility criteria, and exam content outline are available at www.ucns.org.
UCNS Annual Reports Provide Subspecialty Certification and Accreditation Updates and More
The UCNS provides annual reports on the status of each of its recognized neurologic subspecialties and the certification and accreditation trends and statistics for each subspecialty. Available now on the UCNS website, the Annual Reports include the 2020 Accreditation Annual Report, Neurologic Subspecialties Updates, and the organization's 2020 Year-End Summary.
What are the new developments in your neurologic subspecialty?
Submit journal articles now for 2022
C-cert Reading List consideration.
(Deadline changed to July 31st)

What are the recent "must-read" articles for physicians who practice in the subspecialty? What are the subspecialty articles being discussed in your Journal Club? What article(s) caught your attention in a recent peer-reviewed journal that was relevant to your subspecialty practice?

Article submissions will be accepted through July 31, 2021, and are considered in the selection process for inclusion in the C-cert annual reading list that will be released in early 2022.

Important Dates & Deadlines

May 17: Neurocritical Care 2021 Certification Exam Application Extended Deadline
July 31 (new): Submission of journal articles for 2022 C-cert Reading List deadline
September 13-17: Neuro-oncology certification examination week
October 4-8: Clinical Neuromuscular Pathology certification examination week
November 1-5: Neurocritical Care certification examination week
November 5: 2021 C-cert Quiz completion deadline
December 1: Accreditation application due for subspecialty fellowship training programs