Sleep Medicine Fellowship

Strong Sleep Disorders Fellowship

This multidisciplinary, ACGME-approved fellowship provides intensive training in diagnosis and management of patients with sleep disorders.  Primary faculty members have appointments in the departments of neurology and pediatrics, as well as the division of pulmonology, but there is access to an extended network of teaching faculty within the departments of otolaryngology, plastic surgery, psychiatry, and dentistry.

Fellow applicants with primary training in neurology, family medicine, internal medicine (with or without pulmonology/critical care training), otolaryngology, pediatrics, and psychiatry are encouraged to apply.

This fellowship provides strong foundation in all aspects of adult and pediatric clinical sleep medicine. There is an emphasis on the interpretation of polysomnographic tests. A research project is also expected of the fellow. The fellowship meets eligibility requirements for the candidate to sit for the sub-specialty board examination in sleep medicine within his/her primary discipline.

Our fellows have enjoyed the breadth of available educational opportunities, and have joined both academic and private practice positions following graduation.


Duration of fellowship: 1 year
Number of fellows per year: 1

Application Process:
Beginning in 2011 for the 2012-2013 academic year, the fellowship will be participating in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).  Interested candidates can apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). A completed application will include a personal statement, CV, three letters of recommendation, transcript, USMLE scores, and ECFMG status (if applicable).   The application season begins in July.  We anticipate conducting interviews in the late summer/early fall.  The match is scheduled to occur in November.

Please direct questions to: Michael E. Yurcheshen, M.D.

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