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Curriculum

Strong Memorial Hospital fellows receive 20 days of vacation per year and additional time may be allowed for attendance at scientific or medical meetings. There is support to attend national meetings if the fellow is presenting their work.

Typical Week

  • Day starts at 8 AM
  • 4 half day of neuromuscular /MDA clinic per week
  • 3-4 half days in the EMG lab
  • 1 half day of research/scholarly activities per week
  • 1-2 half days of muscle and nerve pathology
  • Ability to work with core faculty throughout the year

Didactics and Conferences

Daily EMG Sign-out Rounds

An interactive 30 – 60 minute review of instructive cases seen in the EMG laboratory emphasizing clinical and electrodiagnostic teaching points.  

Neuromuscular Conference (Thursday – lunch provided)

A twice-monthly conference targeted towards neurology residents and fellows that reviews diagnosis and management of neuromuscular diseases. Fellows present their instructive cases at this conference.

Clinical Neurophysiology EMG Conference (11 AM every Friday)

A weekly lecture series targeted to the clinical neurophysiology and Neuromuscular Medicine fellows to review the fundamentals of EMG, nerve conduction studies, peripheral anatomy, neuropathology, clinical and electrodiagnostic aspects of the major nerve and muscle diseases.

Monthly Neuromuscular Journal Clubs (dinner provided)

Hosted by a Neuromuscular attending on an evening once a month, this is a review of the classic or new literature where fellows present seminal trials and practice-defining studies of the field and explore new topics in neuromuscular and epilepsy literature.