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Vascular Neurology Fellowship

Requirements & Eligibility


This is a one year, ACGME accredited fellowship in Vascular Neurology with training in early treatment and prevention of stroke, application of modern neuroimaging techniques including Doppler ultrasonogravy, neurocritical care, and stroke rehabilitation. Fellows who successfully complete this program are eligible to sit for the sub-specialty board examination in Vascular Neurology (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology). 

Applicants must have completed an ACGME-accredited Neurology residency in the United States and be Board eligible in Neurology.  Interested candidates should send the following to the program director, Gary Bernardini, MD, PhD, Department of Neurology, MC 70, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY  12208. For further information, please contact Dr. Bernardini at bernarg@mail.amc.edu.

All applications to this program are to be submitted through ERAS.  Applications are accepted  beginning December  1 for July 1, 2015 start.  Deadline for submission is April 15. To apply to this program through ERAS you will be required to submit the following materials:

  • Photograph 
  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • USMLE Steps I, II and III or COMLEX
  • Medical School Transcript and Diploma/Certificate
  • Dean's Letter
  • 3 Current Letters of Recommendation  (including one from your program director)
  • ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)

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