Available Fellowship Positions

National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

This is a combined neuroimmunology and neuroinfectious diseases (NINID) research fellowship. The fellows are trained in both clinical and bench research. Those with MD, Ph.D.'s or MD with clinical or bench research experience are encouraged to apply. There is an opportunity to participate in early-phase clinical trials, study disease pathophysiology and conduct translational research using a variety of in vitro and animal models and novel neuroimaging techniques. Training is provided in core competencies and research projects are tailor-made for each fellow. Each fellow has a mentorship committee and a primary mentor. NIH is the world's largest research institution with state-of-the-art research facilities. 

Fellowship Director Avi Nath | [email protected]
Fellowship Co-Director N/A
Fellowship Coordinator Katy Finnell | [email protected]
2 Available Fellowship Positions Updated as of 02/08/2022
Application Deadline: Rolling Admission
Eligible Trainees
  • Adult Neurology
  • Pediatric Neurology
Do fellows take call duty? N/A
Multidisciplinary Rotations Available
  • Neuropathology
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Neuro-Radiology
  • Electrophysiology
  • Neuro-Rehabilitation
  • Neuropsychology
  • Botox Injections
Exposure to multidisciplinary comprehensive care?  Yes
Clinical Fellowship? No Length of Clinical Fellowship N/A
Combined Clinical/Research Fellowship? Yes Length of Clinical/Research Fellowship 3-Years
General Neurology Clinics? N/A Neuroimmunology Topics Covered
  • Demyelinating diseases (MS, NMOSD, MOGAD, etc.)
  • Neuro-rheumatology
  • Autoimmune/Paraneoplastic Encephalitis
  • Vasculitis
  • Autoimmune epilepsy
Availability of Graduate courses/Master's degree? Yes Approved by Institutional GME?  Yes
Sponsorship of H1b Visa? No Sponsorship of J1 Visa? Yes
Are positions contingent on securing external funding? No Accept Applications off-cycle? Yes
Begin Accepting Applications When?  Anytime During PGY2 or PGY3 Years Interviews Begin Within 1-Month of Application Receipt
Typical Number of New Positions Per Year? 2-3 Typical Number of Fellows in Training? 7
Required Application Materials
  • CV
  • Personal Statement
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
Fellowship Positions Filled Rolling Admission
Fellowship Recruitment Policy Agreed