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Epilepsy Fellowship Position
Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Date Posted Jan. 3, 2024
Title Epilepsy Fellowship Position
University Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC, United States
Department Neurology
Application Deadline When position is filled
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2025
  • Post-Doc
  • Medicine - General

The Epilepsy Fellowship is a one-year ACGME-accredited program. The fellowship provides detailed exposure to the full spectrum of electroencephalography (EEG) studies and management of epilepsy. The fellowship emphasizes the comprehensive treatment of epilepsy in children and adults.

The fellow will have intensive video-EEG monitoring exposure in a six-bed epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU), using state-of-the-art neuroimaging techniques including PETSPECT and 3T MRI. The use of MEG has further strengthened our evaluation of patients with complex epilepsy syndromes.

The goals of the Epilepsy Fellowship are: To develop skilled subspecialists in epilepsy with expertise in the total care of the epilepsy patient, ranging from medical to surgical treatment of epilepsy, to management of comorbidities; and to train excellent electroencephalographers, which includes diverse exposure to pediatric, adult and critical care EEG along with a robust experience in intracranial EEG monitoring for epilepsy surgery planning.

Epilepsy Prerequisite: Each applicant is required to have completed an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-accredited residency program in neurology, child neurology or neurodevelopment disabilities in the U.S. or Canada. Applicants must qualify for licensure by the North Carolina Board of Medical Examiners and must be board-eligible for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Foreign medical graduates must have passed the E.C.F.M.G. and U.S.M.L.E. exams. Additional information may be obtained by visiting the ECFMG website. The institution sponsors only the J-1 Visa, which you must have at the time of your application.

Qualified applicants are required to apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and the National Residency Match Program (NRMP).

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Contact Information

  • April Edwards, Fellowship Coordinator
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine
    Neurology Department
    Medical Center Blvd
    Winston-Salem, NC 27157
  • 336-716-7548
  • 336-702-9400


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