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Program Highlights

  • A rigorous, innovative, and evidence-based didactic curriculum with ample teaching and research opportunities
  • Bi-monthly multidisciplinary patient review conferences for surgical candidates
  • Quarterly journal club meetings
  • An outstanding faculty with a deep commitment to education, and:
    • Scholarly interests ranging from basic science to translational and clinical research in diagnosis and management of intractable epilepsy syndromes, psychosocial team approach, outcomes research, and global health for epilepsy.
    • Leadership and clinical practice guideline development roles in the American Academy of Neurology, the American Epilepsy Society, and American Clinical Neurophysiology Society
  • A track record of publication in leading journals, including Neurology, Epilepsia and Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Active epilepsy surgery service including responsive Neurostimulators

Annual volume

  • More than 300 admissions to our epilepsy monitoring unit
  • More than 400 continuous EEG neuroICU cases
  • Over 3500 EEGs

Equipment and technologists

  • Epilepsy monitoring unit with 8 adult and 4 pediatric hard wired video EEG monitors
  • 3 continuous video-EEG systems dedicated to the Neurocritical Care Unit and additional portable monitoring devices for off tower consultations
  • Dedicated 7 LTM/cEEG review stations for fellows and attendings co-located well apportioned reading rooms
  • An highly experienced group of 20 dedicated EEG technologists

Candidates

Candidates should have a focus on an academic career. This fellowship meets eligibility requirements for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) Epilepsy and the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology (ABCN) the Epilepsy track. It is preferred that a candidate have prior training in a Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, which we can coordinate. Selected applicants may also combine a year of clinical training 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/year - ACGME accredited Epilepsy Fellowship Program
  • 1-2 fellows/year NIH-funded Experimental Therapeutics Fellowship Program