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 Lori Schuetze | [email protected]
2 Available Fellowship Positions Updated as of 11/19/2021
Application Deadline: January 1 of PYG3 Year
Eligible Trainees
  • N/A
Do fellows take call duty?  No Call
Multidisciplinary Rotations Available
  • Neuropathology
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Neuro-Urology
  • Neuro-Radiology
  • Neuro-Rehabilitation
  • Neuropsychology
  • Botox Injections
  • Baclofen Pump Management
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 N/A
General Neurology Clinics? No Neuroimmunology Topics Covered
  • Demyelinating diseases (MS, NMOSD, MOGAD, etc.)
  • Neuro-rheumatology
  • Autoimmune/Paraneoplastic Encephalitis
  • Peripheral Neuroimmunology
  • Vasculitis
  • Autoimmune epilepsy
Availability of Graduate courses/Master's degree? Yes Approved by Institutional GME?  N/A
Sponsorship of H1b Visa? N/A Sponsorship of J1 Visa? N/A
Are positions contingent on securing external funding? N/A Accept Applications off-cycle? No
Begin Accepting Applications When?  September of PGY3 Year Interviews Begin November of PGY3 Year
Typical Number of New Positions Per Year? 1 Typical Number of Fellows in Training? 1-2
Required Application Materials
  • Application Form
  • CV
  • Personal Statement
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
Fellowship Positions Filled February of PGY3 Year
Fellowship Recruitment Policy Agreed