Program Director: George A. Small, MD
Program Length: 1 year (PGY5)
Fellows per year: 2 starting in July 2013
The American College of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), through the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), certifies our Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program. Upon successful completion of our fellowship program, the fellow is eligible to sit for the examination for the Added Qualification in Clinical Neurophysiology as well as for the ABEM examination.
The program encompasses acquisition of knowledge in clinical neurophysiology testing and electives, as follows:
The prerequisite for our program is successful completion of an ACGME-accredited residency in adult or pediatric neurology in an accredited U.S. or Canadian program.
To apply, submit a curriculum vitae, personal statement, medical school diploma, 3 current letters of recommendation (including a letter from the residency program director), USMLE 1 and 2 (CK/CS) and 3 scores, and other qualifying information for candidacy to:
George A. Small, MD, Program Director
Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program
420 E North Avenue, Suite 206 East Wing
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Interviews are by appointment only.
For questions, contact the program coordinator..
The program's clinical facilities and fellow responsibilities include the following:
EEG and EMG seminars are held weekly to provide didactic instruction for proper performance of these studies and interpretation of results.
The fellow attends epilepsy case conferences to present epilepsy surgery cases and discuss the candidates.