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Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship

Program Director:  George A. Small, MD
Accreditation:  ACGME
Program Length:  1 year (PGY5)
Fellows per year: 2 starting in July 2013

Quick guide to Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship

Curriculum

About the program

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:

  • Electroencephalography (EEG)/ evoked potential (EP) testing (5 months)
  • Electromyography (EMG)/ nerve conduction velocity (NCV) studies (5 months)
  • Electives (2 months), which may include pediatric neurophysiology, neurorehabilitation, polysomnography, botulinum toxin administration, and intraoperative monitoring

Application information

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.

Conferences

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.

Sample Weekly Schedule

About Graduate Medical Education

The Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship program is part of the Graduate Medical Education (GME) opportunities offered by the AHN Medical Education Consortium. Learn more about Graduate Medical Education.

Contact us

Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program

Michele Cardamone

Program Coordinator

Allegheny General Hospital
420 East North Avenue, Suite 206 East Wing
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

(412) 359-6527