Available Fellowship Positions

University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario

The Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship Program at the St. Michael’s Hospital Barlo MS Centre will train neurologists to offer specialist care to patients with CNS demyelinating diseases. The duration and design of the training program will be tailored to the specific learning needs and objectives of the candidate, with variable proportions of clinical and research activities.

Core training will include adult and pediatric out-patient MS and neuroinflammatory and physiatry clinics. Research involvement is strongly encouraged with several faculty mentors available. Ongoing projects/programs include:

  • The MRI in MS Research Program which focuses on advanced imaging of the brain and spinal cord and its translation into clinical practice
  • The Canadian Prospective Cohort Study to Understand Progression in MS (CanProCo)
  • Large databases: SMH MS Clinic Registry and access to MSBase
  • Epidemiology of neuromyelitis optica and related disorders (CANOPTICS
  • Women’s health in MS
  • Laboratory-based research assessing various biomarkers
  • Clinical trials unit

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Fellowship Director Alexandra Muccilli | [email protected]
Fellowship Co-Director Marika Hohol | [email protected]
Fellowship Coordinator Stephanie Delisser | [email protected]
3 Available Fellowship Positions Updated as of 12/29/2021
Application Deadline: December of PGY3 Year for US/international trainee
December of PGY4 for Canadians
Eligible Trainees
  • Adult Neurology
  • PM&R
Do fellows take call duty?  No Call
Multidisciplinary Rotations Available
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Neuro-Rehabilitation
  • Neuropsychology
  • Botox Injections
Exposure to multidisciplinary comprehensive care?  Yes
Clinical Fellowship? Yes Length of Clinical Fellowship 1-2 Years
Combined Clinical/Research Fellowship? Yes Length of Clinical/Research Fellowship

1-2 Years

General Neurology Clinics? No Neuroimmunology Topics Covered
  • Demyelinating diseases (MS, NMOSD, MOGAD, etc.)
  • Neuro-rheumatology
  • Autoimmune/Paraneoplastic Encephalitis
  • 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? No
Begin Accepting Applications When?  September of PGY3 Year for US/international trainees
September of PGY4 for Canadians
Interviews Begin February of PGY3 Year
Typical Number of New Positions Per Year? 2-4 Typical Number of Fellows in Training? 3
Required Application Materials
  • CV
  • Personal Statement
Fellowship Positions Filled February of PGY3 Year
Fellowship Recruitment Policy Agreed