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Neurology Residency: Manhattan Track Neurology Residency: Manhattan Track Application

Neurology Residency: Manhattan Track Application

NYU Langone’s Department of Neurology offers a three-year, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)–accredited neurology residency program. We accept 11 residents per year into the Manhattan track of our adult neurology residency program. In addition, we offer a varying number of one-year preliminary internal medicine spots, should you choose to complete your preliminary year of internal medicine at NYU Langone. 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 National Residency Matching Program® (NRMP®), also known as The Match®.

Applications are only accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®). You submit a standardized application; letters of reference; the Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE), also known as a dean’s letter; transcripts; and other supporting documents through ERAS®. We offer positions to applicants through the NRMP®.

Applicants 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


  • six months in internal medicine with primary responsibility in patient care and 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 scores; applicants should score at least 200 on Step 1
  • an MSPE (dean’s Letter)
  • your medical school transcript
  • three or more letters of reference
  • a personal statement
  • a photograph of yourself
  • your CV

We invite selected applicants for interviews in the months of November, December, and January. You are welcome to make 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 Manhattan track of our neurology residency program.

Arielle M. Kurzweil, MD
Program Director

Eridiz Diaz
Sr. Residency Coordinator

Christina Cronin
Program Coordinator

Randa Hazar, LMSW
Program Manager

Robert W. Charlson, MD
Associate Program Director

Jessica Lin, MD
Associate Program Director