Residency Program Application: NYU Brooklyn Track

The NYU Department of Neurology offers ACGME-accredited residency at the Brooklyn campus. 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.

NYU Brooklyn Neurology track accepts three residents per year. Applications are accepted through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) ONLY. Using the internet, you can transmit a standardized application, letters of recommendation (LORs), the Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE), transcripts, and other supporting documents.

  • Positions are offered to applicants through National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).
  • A preliminary year medicine internship in the NYU Langone system is available for all applicants that match to the Neurology Residency. 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).
  • 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 preferred (minimum score of 200); COMLEX scores accepted

  • MSPE (Dean's letter)
  • Medical school transcript
  • Three 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 Brooklyn campus offers assistance in obtaining J1 visas to applicants who match to our program.

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

Nada Abou-Fayssal, M.D.
Program Site Director
NYU Langone Brooklyn Track
NYU Langone Brooklyn Campus
150 55th Street, Suite LB 3667
Brooklyn, NY 11220


Eridiz Diaz
Residency Coordinator
NYU Langone, School of Medicine Department of Neurology
222 East 41st Street - 14th Floor
New York, NY 10017


Emilia Martinez
Residency Site Coordinator
NYU Langone Brooklyn Track
NYU Langone Brooklyn Campus
5800 3rd Avenue, Suite 2-090
Brooklyn, NY 11220