Hone your interests in nine neurological subspecialties as you develop your ability to diagnose, treat and manage diverse neurological conditions, working closely with our expert subspecialists in specialty clinics.
You will gain invaluable experience during these outpatient rotations, undertaking increased responsibility for patient care in an ambulatory setting — where most patients with neurological conditions are evaluated.
You will receive personalized training as you amass core knowledge of various subspecialties.
In addition, you will develop practical skills and knowledge essential to your future outpatient practice, including those related to:
Each clinic half-day, you will see an average of two to three new patients and two to three follow-up patients. As you progress through your residency, your caseload will gradually increase to the higher end of this range.
Guided by attending physicians, you will begin to make major medical decisions as you care for patients through follow-up visits.
You will be the first to examine an incoming patient, take a history and formulate a diagnosis (including a differential diagnosis) and treatment plan.
You will then discuss your impressions and findings with the attending, who also will examine the patient and review the case with you.
5 days (10 half-days) per week, 2 different clinics per day
A qualified staff person works closely with one to three residents.