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Movement Disorders Fellowship

Program Overview

The VCU Movement Disorders Fellowship is a 1 or 2 year program (per fellow preference) that provides world-class clinical training in the diagnosis and management of movement disorders, as well as the opportunity to develop experience with clinical and translational research. Fellows can expect an in-depth exposure to a wide variety of common and rare movement disorders, as well as involvement in clinical, research, and educational electives tailored to their specific goals and interests.  1-year fellowships will be primarily clinical (including training in botulinum toxin injections and Deep Brain Stimulation programming), with some additional exposure to research projects and clinical research/clinical trial design. 2-year fellowships will provide expanded time in the second year for pursuing more in-depth research projects and research training, to further develop fellows into clinician-investigators. 

How to Apply:

The VCU Movement Disorders fellowship program participates in the SF Match each year. Applications will only be accepted through the SF Match system. The application deadline is May 15th. 

Prerequisite Training:

Applicants to the movement disorders fellowship must have successfully completed an ACGME accredited residency program in neurology, child neurology or general psychiatry in the U.S. or Canada. 

After acceptance, but prior to joining the movement disorders fellowship program, applicants are required to provide a list of the rotations completed during prerequisite training. This must be received no later than July 15 and must appear on letterhead from the institution where prerequisite training was completed.

Visas:

We only accept J-1 visas.