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Multiple Sclerosis Program
Name of the Institution:University of California San Diego Medical Center
LocationSan Diego, CA
What is the clinical focus of your program? Combined MS/Neuroimmunology
If Neuroimmunology, what is covered? Neuro-rheumatology, Paraneoplastic, Encephalitis, Peripheral Neuroimmunology, Vasculitis, Autoimmune epilepsy
The fellowship training track is:  Clinical and Research percentage information are not available
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? 2
Total fellows in training: 2
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? No
Our fellows perform rotations in: Neuro-Radiology
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 can provide funding, but fellows must also apply for outside funding individually; No dedicated funding is available; fellowship is contingent on receiving outside grant support
Does the fellow need to secure additional funding? Yes
For how many years is institutional support available to a given fellow? 1
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? Rolling basis (can accept applications at any time)
When do you typically conduct interviews? Spring (Mar-June) of PGY3 year (12-15 months prior to matriculation),Summer (July-Aug) of PGY4 year (10-11 months prior to matriculation)
By when have you typically filled your fellowship position/s? Summer (July-Aug) of PGY4 year (10-11 months prior to matriculation)
Is there a deadline for the application? If yes, what is the deadline? 
Link to the fellowship website: https://healthsciences.ucsd.edu/som/medicine/education/Pages/Fellowships.aspx
Contact Information: Revere P Kinkel, MD
University of California San Diego Medical Center
200 West Arbor Drive
Department of Neurosciences
San Diego, CA 92103
United States
Email Address: rkinkel@ucsd.edu
Phone Number: 858-822-5861
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