University of Virginia School of Medicine

Institution/Department Address (with email/phone/fax): Dept of Neurology, PO Box 800394, Charlottesville, VA 22908, 434-982-3936, fax: 434-924-5420

Primary contact for training information (name, address, fax (if different than above) and email): Myla Goldman

Brief information on program: 1-2 year program that can be tailored to trainee’s needs for clinical vs. research experience.

Types of training programs: Fellowship

How many fellows/residents per year: 1

Area/s of Training: Multiple Sclerosis, Neuroimmunology

What aspects: Demyelinating diseases (MS, NMO, Etc.), Paraneoplastic

Fellowship program structure: Clinical, Research-based

Percentages of clinical and research-based components: 50% Clinical and 50% Research-based

Is On-call duty and/or general clinic participation required?: No

Additional training: Required/Offered: Neuro-urology, Neuro-radiology, Neuro-rehabilitation

Visa Sponsorship?: No

Approved by Institution’s ACGME office?: No

Is independent funding required for Fellows?:  Yes

Additional information:We have had 2-fellows to date. One did 2 years with a research project. The second is doing only 1 year and is > 60% clinically focused. We could support either kind of candidate’s needs.