About the Program
- An outstanding faculty with a deep commitment to education and research
- A flexible curriculum to meet career needs of prospective fellows.
- Hands-on, comprehensive clinical experience in adult and pediatric patients with a variety of neuromuscular disorders with close supervision by faculty.
- An evidence-based didactic curriculum with innovative and rigorous lecture series in EMG, muscle and nerve pathology, and neuromuscular diseases diagnosis and management.
- Monthly Neuromuscular journal clubs.
- Ample research opportunities under the mentorship of neuromuscular faculty well-known for their wide-ranging interests in basic, translational, and clinical trials expertise.
Annual Lab volumes
- Over 3000 EMGs per year
- Over 125 Biopsies per year
- Multidisciplinary clinics in SMA, ALS, Hereditary Polyneuropathies, and Muscular Dystrophies. NYS Newborn Screening programs for Pompe and SMA
Equipment, Technologists and Staff
- EMG: 7 state of the art net-worked Cadwell EMG machines linked to an EMG database accessible to all fellows, attendings and technician computers
- Neuromuscular ultrasound program
- A highly experienced group of dedicated EMG technologists
- Several Physical therapist with expertise in clinical care and clinical research/trials in a variety of pediatric and adult neuromuscular diseases
Candidates should be in the process of successfully completing a Neurology or Child Neurology residency, and have a major interest in Neuromuscular diseases. Beyond fellowship, they may have practice or academic aspirations. Either way, this ACGME-accredited fellowship meets eligibility requirements for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) sub-specialty board in Neuromuscular Medicine.