Epilepsy

How to Apply for a Fellowship Position

Submit CV and personal statement.
Three Letters of Recommendation (one letter must be from the program director of your core residency program). All USMLE steps must be completed and passed; score reports are required at time of the application and ECFMG certificate if applicable. Applicants to this program must have completed an accredited Neurology Residency Program in the United States or Canada and must be board eligible for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Send your application materials to:

John Reidy, BA, Education Coordinator
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Department of Neurology - JH 814
750 East Adams St.
Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: 315-464-6401
Fax: 315-464-5355
Email: ReidyJ@upstate.edu

Once your application materials have been received and evaluated, competitive candidates will be contacted directly for an interview.

Educational Program Basic Curriculum

The epilepsy fellowship program is a one year program including hands on training and didactic presentations with the goal of training clinical neurologists to become experts in the field of epilepsy. The program is accredited by the ACGME. The fellowship offers training in diagnosis, medical management and surgical treatment of epilepsy, along with instruction in EEG and video-EEG monitoring.

Salary and Benefits

Fellows receive malpractice protection from the State of New York. Major medical and a number of health-insurance options, including a prescription drug program, are provided, beginning on the 43rd day of employment. Residents are entitled to 15 working days of vacation.

Extra-curricular professional activities (moonlighting)

NOTE: This medical center is, in general, against moonlighting. It may, however, permit it at times, but only with the written permission of the head of the department.

Training Verification
Former fellows please contact the Graduate Medical Education Office (GME). 
Phone 315-464-8948 or Email: residencyverification@upstate.edu

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