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Name of the Institution:Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School
LocationBoston, MA
What is the clinical focus of your program? Training focuses almost exclusively on multiple sclerosis
If Neuroimmunology, what is covered? Neuro-rheumatology
The fellowship training track is:  75 percent Clinical and 25 percent Research
Fellowship duration in years: 1 year, clinical,1 year, mixed clinical/research
How many fellows are accepted each year? 1
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? Phone call only; limited hours
Does the fellowship have general neurology clinics? No
Our fellows perform rotations in: Neuro-Ophthalmology, Neuro-Urology, Neuro-Rehabilitation, Neuropsychology
Do you sponsor Visa? Yes
If yes, what type of Visa? J1, H1B
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? No
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 – 2 letters
When do you begin accepting applications? Rolling basis (can accept applications at any time)
When do you typically conduct interviews? Winter (Dec-Feb) of PGY3 year (16-18 months prior to matriculation),Rolling basis (interviews available at any time)
By when have you typically filled your fellowship position/s? Winter (Dec-Feb) of PGY3 year (16-18 months prior to matriculation)
Is there a deadline for the application? If yes, what is the deadline? No
Link to the fellowship website: https://www.bidmc.org/medical-education/medical-education-by-department/neurology/neurology-fellowship/multiple-sclerosis-fellowship
Contact Information: Jacob Sloane, MD, PhD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School
330 Brookline Ave
Boston, MA 02115
United States
Email Address: jsloane@bidmc.harvard.edu
Phone Number: 617-667-3742