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Curriculum, Rotations, Electives

PGY I

  • 10 Months of Internal Medicine
  • 1-month General Neurology Inpatient Consults
  • 1 month Outpatient Neurology specialty clinic

PGY II

  • 3 months Outpatient specialty clinic
  • 3 months Stroke
  • 3 months General Neurology Inpatient Consults
  • 1 month Child Neurology Outpatient Clinics
  • 2 months Elective time

PGY III

  • 2 General Neurology Inpatient Consults
  • 1-month General Neurology Outpatient
  • 2 months Stroke
  • 1 month Child Neurology Inpatient
  • 3 months Elective time
  • 1 month Outpatient Neurology Clinics
  • 1 month Outpatient Neurology Specialty Clinics
  • 1 month Child Neurology Outpatient

PGY V

  • 2 months General Neurology Inpatient Consults
  • 3 months Stroke Service Inpatient
  • 1 month Outpatient Neurology Specialty Clinics
  • 2-month Outpatient Neurology Outpatient
  • 1 month Psychiatry
  • 2 months Elective time
  • 1 month Child Neurology

Neurology Didactics

There are a variety of conferences providing essential basic science and clinical instruction. The didactic curriculum is very flexible, and topics are adjusted frequently in response to the needs and interest of the residents. Bioethics, finances of medicine, and other contemporary subjects are integrated into the curriculum to provide residents additional interesting, relevant, and useful information which also includes:

  • Residents attend monthly journal clubs which will be mentored by Neurology Faculty subspecialized in specific areas. The goal of journal club is to present new and innovative literature and aspects of care to the resident through journal articles and results of clinical trials.
  • Residents have a yearlong didactic lecture series which covers the basic science aspect of neurological disease to the diagnosis and treatment of these diseases. Residents are required to read the AAN Continuum publications which review in depth different disease states from bench to bedside. Residents are assigned grand rounds presentation dates.
  • Residents receive lectures from a faculty with competency in Bioethics. Residents are expected to complete the AMA GME Competency Education Program specific modules.
  • Residents receive lectures on cost-effective care. Residents also participate in the AMA GME Competency Program which addresses this topic.
  • Residents have specific lectures in this area and review these principles during their rotation in Pain Management Clinic and in the ALS Clinic.
  • Residents participate in lectures on this subject and will do at least one-month rotation in psychiatry.

Current Available Electives

  • Headache
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Epilepsy
  • Stroke Clinic
  • Neuro Oncology Elective
  • Neuro Radiology
  • Neuro Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine