Available Fellowship Positions

San Francisco, California

The UCSF MS and Neuroinflammation Center provides expert, subspecialty-level, multidisciplinary care for patients with MS and other inflammatory neurological disorders including optic neuritis, myelitis, neuromyelitis optica, neurosarcoidosis, vasculitis, encephalitis, meningitis, paraneoplastic neurological disorders, neurological manifestations of systemic inflammatory/rheumatological disorders and CNS infection and other neuroinflammatory and neurodegenerative conditions. Fellows receive extensive training in clinical evaluations and paraclinical testing related to the diagnosis and care of these disorders in a superbly equipped environment that serves a diverse patient population. Fellows also participate in ongoing clinical trials and observational studies. Fellows actively participate in our weekly MS and Neuroinflammation Center clinical conferences, journal clubs, clinical educational sessions based on a formal curriculum on the fundamentals and state-of-the-art MS and neuroimmunological care. The program offers both clinician and clinician-scientist training pathways as well as neuro-infectious disease / neuroimmunology-focused training pathways. For more information, click here

Fellowship Director Jeffrey Gelfand, MD | [email protected]
Fellowship Co-Director Joanne Guo | [email protected]
Fellowship Coordinator N/A
2 Available Fellowship Positions Updated as of 11/11/2021
Application Deadline: December 1 of PYG3 Year
Eligible Trainees
  • Adult Neurology
  • Pediatric Neurology
Do fellows take call duty? Phone Call Only
Multidisciplinary Rotations Available
  • Neuropathology
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Neuro-Urology
  • Neuro-Radiology
  • Electrophysiology
  • Neuro-Rehabilitation
  • Neuropsychology
  • Botox Injections
Exposure to multidisciplinary comprehensive care?  Yes
Clinical Fellowship? Yes Length of Clinical Fellowship 1-Year
Combined Clinical/Research Fellowship? Yes Length of Clinical/Research Fellowship 2-3 Years
General Neurology Clinics? No 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? No
Begin Accepting Applications When?  October of PGY3 Year Interviews Begin January of PGY3 Year
Typical Number of New Positions Per Year? 1-3 Typical Number of Fellows in Training? 5-8
Required Application Materials
  • Application Form
  • CV
  • Personal Statement
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
Fellowship Positions Filled February of PGY3 Year
Fellowship Recruitment Policy Agreed