Available Fellowship Positions

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska

Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology Fellowship Program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center provides comprehensive training in all aspects of the subspecialty. The fellow will gain an in-depth understanding of the clinical manifestations, pathophysiology, etiology, diagnosis, treatment, and management of a wide variety of neuroimmunuological disorders in adults (and some children) including but not limited to multiple sclerosis (MS), neuromyelitis optica spectrums disorders (NMOSD), isolated optic neuritis (ON), transverse myelitis (TM), high-risk ON, myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG) antibody disease, and other antibody-mediated demyelinating diseases, autoimmune encephalitis, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM), neurosarcoidosis, and intrathecal baclofen pump trials, baclofen pump refills, and chemodenervation for spasticity.The fellow on academic track will also have opportunities to gain sufficient research expertise to develop a research program: experiment design, study implementation, data analysis and interpretation, manuscript preparation, critical appraisal of scientific literature in the field of neuroimmunology and MS, and writing research grants. For more information, click here

Fellowship Director Rana Zabad, MD, FAAN | [email protected]
Fellowship Co-Director Mac T. McLaughlin | [email protected]
Fellowship Coordinator Kyra Gause | [email protected]
1 Available Fellowship Positions Updated as of 03/24/23
Application Deadline: Until positions are filled
Eligible Trainees
  • Adult Neurology
  • PM&R
  • APP
Do fellows take call duty?  No Call
Multidisciplinary Rotations Available
  • Neuropathology
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Neuro-Urology
  • Neuro-Radiology
  • Electrophysiology
  • Neuro-Rehabilitation
  • Neuropsychology
  • Botox Injections
  • Baclofen Pump Management
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? Optional Neuroimmunology Topics Covered
  • Demyelinating diseases (MS, NMOSD, MOGAD, etc.)
  • Neuro-rheumatology
  • Autoimmune/Paraneoplastic Encephalitis
  • Peripheral Neuroimmunology
  • Vasculitis
  • Autoimmune epilepsy
  • Neurosarcoid
  • Neuroinflammatory Complications of Immunotherapy
Availability of Graduate courses/Master's degree? Yes Approved by Institutional GME?  Yes
Sponsorship of H1b Visa? Yes Sponsorship of J1 Visa? Yes
Are positions contingent on securing external funding? No Accept Applications off-cycle? Yes
Begin Accepting Applications When?  Anytime Interviews Begin November of PGY3 Year
Typical Number of New Positions Per Year? 1-2 Typical Number of Fellows in Training? 1
Required Application Materials
  • Application Form
  • CV
  • Personal Statement
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • USMLE scores
Fellowship Positions Filled February of PGY3 Year
Fellowship Recruitment Policy Agreed