How to Apply

We accept three fellows into our clinical neurophysiology program each year and welcome inquiries from highly motivated applicants.


To enter our program, you must:

  • complete an adult or child neurology residency approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
  • hold a J-1 visa — or, with special permission, an H-1B visa (for international candidates)

Deadline to Apply

Rolling deadline

Required Documentation

To be considered, please submit:

  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) step 1 and 2 scores
  • three letters of recommendation from electroencephalography or electromyography faculty or others familiar with your medical knowledge
  • curriculum vitae 
  • medical school diploma
  • proof of residency graduation (if you’ve completed it before applying)
  • personal statement that briefly explains your interest in clinical neurophysiology and reflects your communication skills


If selected, you’ll be invited to an on-site interview. Our clinical neurophysiology faculty will evaluate your medical knowledge, oral communication skills and professionalism. You’ll also visit our clinical training sites.

We interview applicants up to 24 months before their anticipated start date.

Submitting Your Application

Download this application and email it, along with the other required materials, to our program director and coordinator.

Contact Us

Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program Director

Li, Ping

Ping Li, MD, MSc

Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship & Epilepsy Fellowship Program Director, Clinical Associate Professor

Dept. of Neurology Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences 1010 Main St., 2nd floor Buffalo, NY 14202

Phone: (716) 932-6080; Fax: (716) 829-3010


Training Program Administrators

Thomas Bellanca

Department of Neurology

1010 Main St., 2nd floor, Buffalo, NY 14202

Phone: (716) 829-5060; Fax: (716) 829-5051