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Program Highlights

  • A heterogeneous patient population with the full spectrum of cerebrovascular disease
  • A rigorous, innovative, and evidence-based didactic curriculum
  • Weekly interdisciplinary neurovascular case conferences and monthly journal club meetings
  • Ample teaching and research opportunities
  • A dedicated Neurocritical Care Unit and state-of-the-art neuroimaging capabilities
  • 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 outpatient program that brings together vascular neurologists, endovascular neurosurgeons, and physical therapists under the same roof, with on-site MRI and ultrasonography capabilities
  • 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/year - ACGME accredited Vascular Neurology Fellowship Program
  • 1-2 fellows/year NIH-funded Experimental Therapeutics Fellowship Program