Headache Education & Training

In the U.S. today, there are more than 37 million people are living with migraine, and there are only 600 headache specialists to treat these individuals. Our educational resources and programming are designed to identify and develop the future leaders of headache medicine, as we all work to better understand and treat headache and facial pain.

Our programs are carefully designed to empower and educate medical students and existing health care providers on recent research and treatment options in the field of headache medicine. The American Headache Society® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. The American Headache Society® takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Emerging Leaders Program

The Emerging Leaders Program identifies and develops future leaders within the American Headache Society and the field of headache medicine. By connecting young medical professionals with mentors and opportunities within the Society, these emerging leaders are given the tools they need to thrive professionally.

Emerging Leaders

Resident Education Program

The Resident Education Program provides first- and second-year neurology residents with a foundation in headache medicine during an interactive weekend session led by esteemed faculty. The goal is to inspire a greater number of junior neurology trainees to consider careers in headache medicine.

Continuing Medical Education

A primary mission of the American Headache Society is to sponsor and promote continuing education for headache specialists and medical professionals outside the field of headache medicine. The Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and provides education opportunities, a form to discuss the latest news and research and to support health professionals working in the field of headache medicine.