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CNS Inflammatory Diseases Fellowship
Name of the Institution:Emory University School of Medicine and the Atlanta VA Medical Center/Neurology
LocationDecatur, GA
What is the clinical focus of your program?Combined MS/Neuroimmunology
If Neuroimmunology, what is covered?Neuro-rheumatology, Paraneoplastic, Encephalitis, Vasculitis
The fellowship training track is: 75 percent Clinical and 25 percent Research
Fellowship duration in years:Multiple options: 1 year, clinical; 1 year, mixed clinical/research; 2 years, mixed clinical/research
How many fellows are accepted each year?1
Total fellows in training:1
What type of trainees do you recruit into your program?MD/DO or equivalent doctoral degree
Do fellows take call duty?No
Does the fellowship have general neurology clinics?Yes
Our fellows perform rotations in:Neuropathology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Neuro-Radiology, Neuro-Rehabilitation, Neuropsychology
Do you sponsor Visa?No
If yes, what type of Visa?
Is the fellowship approved by the GME office?Yes
How are fellows funded at your program?Institution usually dedicates funding, but availability may be limited at times; Institution has dedicated grant funding from an outside source (e.g. NMSS) to support fellowships; Institution can provide funding, but fellows must also apply for outside funding individually
Does the fellow need to secure additional funding?Yes
For how many years is institutional support available to a given fellow?2
How many fellows can be supported per year using institutionally available funds?1
What materials do you require as part of your Neuroimmunology/MS Fellowship application?CV,Letter of intent,Letters of recommendation – 3 letters
When do you begin accepting applications?Winter (Dec-Feb) of PGY3 year (16-18 months prior to matriculation)
When do you typically conduct interviews?Winter (Dec-Feb) of PGY3 year (16-18 months prior to matriculation),Spring (Mar-June) of PGY3 year (12-15 months prior to matriculation)
By when have you typically filled your fellowship position/s?Spring (Mar-June) of PGY3 year (12-15 months prior to matriculation)
Is there a deadline for the application? If yes, what is the deadline?Yes
Link to the fellowship website:http://neurology.emory.edu/programs_centers/programs/multiple_sclerosis/index.html
Contact Information:William Tyor, MD
Emory University School of Medicine and the Atlanta VA Medical Center/Neurology
1670 Clairmont Rd.
Decatur, GA 30033
United States
Email Address:
Phone Number:404-321-6111, ext 5142
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