Available Fellowship Positions

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virgina

The UVA Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Fellowship Program trains physicians to become clinical experts in the diagnosis and management of CNS inflammatory disorders including multiple sclerosis, transverse myelitis, optic neuritis, neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, neurosarcoidosis, paraneoplastic syndromes, etc. MS/Neuroimmunology fellows may pursue a 1- or 2-year fellowship based on interests and career goals. Clinical responsibilities include 5 half-days/week of clinic and inpatient neuroimmunology consults, typically 2-4/month. Additional clinical opportunities include participation in a bimonthly chemodenervation clinic for spasticity and attending on the inpatient consult service. Opportunities for those interested in medical education include contributing to the neuroimmunology curriculum for residents, participation in the LP simulation course for medical students, co-staffing resident MS/Neuroimmunology clinics, etc. . Fellows may also gain experience in NIH, investigator-led and industry-sponsored clinical trials. Applicants with an interest in medical education are strongly encouraged. Click here for more information. 

Fellowship Director Meena Kannan | [email protected]
Fellowship Co-Director N/A
Fellowship Coordinator Karen Marie Smith | [email protected]
1 Available Fellowship Position Updated as of 11/22/2021
Application Deadline: January 1 of PYG3 Year
Eligible Trainees
  • Adult Neurology
Do fellows take call duty? No Call
Multidisciplinary Rotations Available
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Neuro-Urology
  • Neuro-Radiology
  • 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-Years
General Neurology Clinics? Optional 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? No 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? Yes
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
Required Application Materials
  • CV
  • Personal Statement
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
Fellowship Positions Filled February of PGY3 Year
Fellowship Recruitment Policy Agreed

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