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Neurology Residency: NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn Track Application

NYU Langone’s Department of Neurology offers a three-year, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)–accredited neurology residency program located at NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn. The Brooklyn track of adult neurology residency program accepts five residents per year. Applications are only accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®). You must submit a standardized application; letters of reference; the Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE), also known as the dean’s letter; transcripts; and other supporting documents. We notify applicants of matches through the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®; The Match®).

A preliminary year medicine internship at NYU Langone is available for all applicants who match to the Brooklyn-track neurology residency training program. This program is known as the Joint A/P Program in Neurology. It can be selected at the time that you submit your rank list to the NRMP®.

Residents must have completed one year of preliminary medicine training accredited by the ACGME or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The first year of internship must include at least one of the following:

  • eight months in internal medicine with primary responsibility in patient care

OR

  • six months in internal medicine with primary responsibility in patient care and a period of at least two months in pediatrics, emergency medicine, internal medicine, or family medicine.

Residents may spend up to three months in neurology during this preliminary year.

Application Requirements

Your application must include the following materials:

  • your U.S. Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE) Step 1 test score, with a minimum score of 200; Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination of the United States (COMLEX-USA) scores accepted
  • an MSPE (dean’s letter)
  • your medical school transcript
  • three or more letters of reference
  • a personal statement
  • a photograph of yourself
  • your CV

Selected applicants are invited for interviews in the months of November, December, and January. You may arrange a second visit after your interview. NYU Langone does not offer H-1B visa sponsorship for house staff, residents, or fellows. J-1 sponsorship is available through the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates®.

Contact Us

Please contact our staff by email for any further questions about the Brooklyn track of our neurology residency program.

Nada G. Abou-Fayssal, MD
Site Director
nada.aboufayssal@nyulangone.org

Patrick Kwon, MD
Associate Site Director
patrick.kwon@nyulangone.org

Eridiz Diaz
Residency Coordinator
eridiz.diaz@nyulangone.org