Program Overview

Resident showing brain issue on a monitor

The University of Connecticut Neurology Residency Program is an ACGME accredited 4-year program.
NRMP Program Code: 1094180C0

We have 28 residents, 7 in each class year, including the PGY-1 year.

Since we are a categorical program, you do not need to apply simultaneously to an internal medicine PGY-1 preliminary year program.

Visa Eligibility

We welcome applications from International Medical Graduates. J-1 training visas are supported. UConn does not sponsor H1b visas for residents. View more information about J-1 visa information.

Meal Allowance

A meal allowance of $10 per shift is added to the resident’s/fellow’s stipend for each shift they are on “in-house” call in excess of 16 hours as reported by the program leadership.


4 weeks paid vacation/educational leave each year.


Free at all rotation sites.

Research/Travel Funding

Up to $2,000 to attend an educational conference. Additional funding up to $2,000 to present UConn related research as primary author at an additional educational conference.

Educational Funding

$2,750 educational resource allowance over the residency plus AAN membership (including Continuum subscription) in years 2-4.


For 2020-21, PGY-1 $60,490, PGY-2 $62,200, PGY-3 $64,600, PGY-4 $67,900.


Includes medical, dental, life, disability, professional liability, tax sheltered investment program, fitness center discounts, wellness programs, counseling programs. View more details about salary, benefits, and sample contract.


Diversity and inclusion are foundational elements of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine educational programs. Consistent with this focus we pursue diversity in all its varied expressions, including but not limited to, gender, race, ethnicity, physical ability, sexual orientation, and gender identity; with the goal of providing an educational environment that fosters the success of learners who are representative of the population of Connecticut, and a clinical environment that provides high quality healthcare to the myriad communities of the State.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine and the Capital Area Health Consortium are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate with regards to gender, race, age, religion, color, natural origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected status.