Residency Program Application: NYU Langone - Manhattan Track

The NYU Langone Department of Neurology offers ACGME-accredited residency positions in neurology, child neurology, and psychiatry/neurology. We are committed to excellent clinical training emphasizing a well- balanced, hands-on experience in neurology. There is exposure to a broad patient base and a diverse faculty. Our residents rotate in four hospitals: Tisch Hospital, Bellevue Hospital, Veteran Affairs Hospital in Manhattan, and Hospital for Joint Diseases. Both basic science and clinical research is available and encouraged during residency. NYU Langone offers a variety of fellowships, which provide exposure to subspecialty options. The eligibility requirements and selection process for the neurology program are described below.

  • NYU Langone accepts 11 residents per year in the Adult Neurology program. In addition, eleven one-year Preliminary Internal Medicine spots are available so that the applicant may complete their internship in Medicine in the NYU Langone system. This program is known as the Joint A/P Program in Neurology, and can be selected at the time that the applicant submits the rank list to the NRMP (National Residency Matching Program).
  • Applications are accepted through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) ONLY. Using the Internet, you can transmit a standardized application, letters of recommendations (LOR’s), the Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE), transcripts, and other supporting documents.
  • Positions are offered to applicants through National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).
  • Completion of one year of preliminary medicine training accredited by the ACGME or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada is required. 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 comprising one or more months of pediatrics, emergency medicine, internal medicine, or family medicine.

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

  • Your application should include:
    • USMLE Part 1 test scores required; there is a minimum USMLE Part 1 score of 200
    • MSPE (Dean's Letter)
    • Medical School Transcript
    • 3 or more Letters of Reference
    • Personal Statement
    • Photograph
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Selected applicants are invited for interviews in the months of November, December, and January
  • A second visit after the interview is welcome.
  • NYU Langone does not offer H-1B sponsorship for house staff, residents, or fellows. J-1 sponsorship is available through the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).

Please feel free to contact our staff for any further questions or assistance. E-mail contact is preferred.

Arielle Kurzweil, M.D.
Program Director
NYU Langone, School of Medicine Department of Neurology
240 East 38th Street - 20th Floor
New York, NY 10016
e-mail: Arielle.Kurzweil@nyumc.org

 

Eridiz Diaz
Residency Coordinator
NYU Langone, School of Medicine Department of Neurology
240 East 38th Street - 20th Floor
New York, NY 10016
e-mail: Eridiz.Diaz@nyumc.org

 

Eridiz Diaz
Program Coordinator
NYU Langone, School of Medicine Department of Neurology
240 East 38th Street - 20th Floor
New York, NY 10016
e-mail: Christina.Cronin@nyumc.org

 

Christina Santiago
Program Manager
NYU School of Medicine Department of Neurology
NYU Langone and NYU Lutheran Residency Program
240 East 38th Street - 20th Floor
New York, New York 10016

 

Robert W. Charlson, M.D.
Associate Program Director
NYU Langone, School of Medicine Department of Neurology
240 East 38th Street - 18th Floor
New York, NY 10016
e-mail: Robert.Charlson@nyumc.org

 

Koto Ishida, M.D.
Associate Program Director
NYU Langone, School of Medicine Department of Neurology
240 East 38th Street - 20th Floor
New York, NY 10016
e-mail: Koto.Ishida@nyumc.org

 

Steven Galetta, M.D.
Philip K. Moskowitz, MD Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurology
NYU Langone, School of Medicine Department of Neurology
240 East 38th Street - 20th Floor
New York, NY 10016
e-mail: Steven.Galetta@nyumc.org

 

Laura J. Balcer, M.D.
Professor of Neurology and Population Health, Vice Chair
NYU Langone, School of Medicine Department of Neurology
240 East 38th Street - 20th Floor
New York, NY 10016
e-mail: Laura.Balcer@nyumc.org

 

Howard Sander, M.D.
Associate Chair for Education
NYU Langone, School of Medicine Department of Neurology
240 East 38th Street - 20th Floor
New York, NY 10016
e-mail: Howard.Sander@nyumc.org