Available Fellowship Positions

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) offers clinical fellowship opportunities in multiple sclerosis (MS) and clinical neuroimmunology. Our goal is to develop the next generation of neurologists who will deliver the highest quality of comprehensive care for people with multiple sclerosis and related disorders and grow as clinical leaders in their local community. Fellows will join the Multiple Sclerosis Center for a minimum of one year to gain clinical expertise in MS and related disorders. The faculty will work with each fellow to develop an individualized training program that includes MS / clinical neuroimmunology patient care, exposure to multidisciplinary care, didactic activities, and teaching and research opportunities. For more information, click here

Fellowship Director Zongqi Xia | [email protected]
Fellowship Co-Director Cigdem Isitan | [email protected]
Fellowship Coordinator N/A
2 Available Fellowship Positions Updated as of 02/07/2023
Application Deadline: December 31 of PYG3 Year
Other Updates:  There will be three new faculty members joining the division in 2022-2023.
Eligible Trainees
  • Adult Neurology
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • PM&R
Do fellows take call duty?  No Call
Multidisciplinary Rotations Available
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Neuro-Urology
  • Neuro-Radiology
  • Neuro-Rehabilitation
  • 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? No Neuroimmunology Topics Covered
  • Demyelinating diseases (MS, NMOSD, MOGAD, etc.)
  • Neuro-rheumatology
  • Autoimmune/Paraneoplastic Encephalitis
  • Neurosarcoid
Availability of Graduate courses/Master's degree? Yes Approved by Institutional GME?  No
Sponsorship of H1b Visa? No Sponsorship of J1 Visa? No
Are positions contingent on securing external funding? No Accept Applications off-cycle? No
Begin Accepting Applications When?  September of PGY3 Year Interviews Begin October of PGY3 Year
Typical Number of New Positions Per Year? 1 or 2 Typical Number of Fellows in Training? 1 or 2
Required Application Materials
  • CV
  • Personal Statement
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • USMLE Scores

*Please submit all application materials in a single PDF

Fellowship Positions Filled February of PGY3 Year
Fellowship Recruitment Policy Agreed