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About the Program

  • A heterogeneous patient population with the full spectrum of cerebrovascular disease
  • A rigorous, innovative, and evidence-based didactic curriculum
  • Monthly journal club and weekly interdisciplinary neurovascular case conferences
  • Ample teaching and research opportunities
  • A dedicated Neurocritical Care Unit
  • The region's only Mobile Stroke Unit
  • An expanding Telestroke Program
  • State-of-the-art neuroimaging capabilities including RAPID software for penumbral imaging
  • A stand-alone inpatient stroke service and a separate stroke consult service, each staffed by its own vascular neurology attending and team of residents
  • Neurosurgery and Neurorehabilitation services adjacent to the inpatient Stroke Unit
  • An outstanding faculty with a deep commitment to education, and:
    • Scholarly interests ranging from basic science to translational and clinical research in prevention, acute intervention, post-stroke recovery, and palliative care
    • Leadership and clinical practice guideline development roles in the American Academy of Neurology, the American Stroke Association, and other national organizations
    • A track record of publication in leading journals, including Stroke, Neurology, and the New England Journal of Medicine

Selected applicants may combine a year of clinical training in Vascular Neurology with two years of formal research training through the Fellowship in Experimental Therapeutics, a program continuously funded by the NIH since 1989 and specifically designed to train translational and clinical researchers in neurology.

  • 2 fellows per year: ACGME-accredited Vascular Neurology Fellowship Program 
  • 1-2 fellows per year: NIH-funded Experimental Therapeutics Fellowship Program