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Information on Fellowships

The Department of Neurology offers a wide variety of postgraduate training opportunities. Current offerings include fellowships in the following areas:

  • Clinical Neurophysiology (CNP)
    • General CNP (EEG/EMG)
    • CNP with emphasis in Neuromuscular disorders (EMG)
    • CNP with emphasis in Epilepsy (EEG)
    • CNP with emphasis in pediatric epilepsy
  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neurocritical Care (applicants must register through SFMatch)
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Neurootology
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Vascular Neurology

Research fellowships and clinical fellowships in other areas such as can be arranged.

An updated list of annual fellowship training opportunities is available through the fellowship directories of the American Academy of Neurology,

Fellows will ordinarily be selected 12-18 months in advance of their training and should contact the program director for their program of interest to obtain current information regarding training positions.

Application materials (excluding Neurocritical Care):

  • Completed Emory Fellowship Application
  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • USMLE Step Scores
  • Copy of MD Diploma
  • Copy of Internship Certificate
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement describing your background, clinical & research interests, and career plans

Upon review of your complete application packet, you may be contacted for an interview. Request for interviews are not accepted via telephone or email.

For contact information, please refer to the program-specific webpages.  If no program-specific information is available, the following address may be utilized:

Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Neurology
c/o Office of Education/Fellowship Programs, 2nd Floor
12 Executive Park Drive NE
Atlanta GA 30329

All Fellows are required to have a training permit by the first day of their fellowship. The permit is processed through the Emory GME Office.  If a fellow intends to engage in external moonlighting, a full Georgia state license should be independently sought.  For inquiries regarding Georgia licensing requirements, please refer to the composite state medical board website

To learn more about the Emory Training Program policies, benefits, and University Affiliated Hospitals, please refer to Emory's Graduate Medical Education website at the following: