Application Information


  1. Neurology/Pediatric Neurology or Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Training
    A complete neurology residency is 48 months. Applicants must have successfully completed their neurology residency at an accredited United States training program.
  2. International Medical Graduates
    Our program welcomes international medical graduates that hold a valid ECFMG certificate. (This does not apply to Canadian graduates.)
  3. Year of Graduation
    Neurology residency graduation should be within two years of fellowship application.
  4. Visas (If Applicable)
    UConn only sponsors the J-1 visa for those candidates who are not permanent residents or U.S. Citizens. The University will NOT sponsor H1b visas.
  5. USMLE Exams
    USMLE exams Part I, II, and III (or equivalent) must be passed to begin fellowship positions.

Application Process

Applications are currently being accepted through May 1st for 2021-2022 fellowship position. All applications should include:

  1. A completed application form
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Personal statement (letter of intent)
  4. Three (3) current letters of recommendation
  5. USMLE exams Part I, II, and III
  6. Valid ECFMG certificate (for foreign medical school graduates)

Qualified applicants may download our application and submit it with the appropriate supporting documents to:

**Please note, 2022-2023 fellowship applications should be submitted through the Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Portal.**
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Dr. Matthew Imperioli
Neuromuscular Fellowship Program
UConn Health
Department of Neurology
263 Farmington Avenue, MC 5357
Farmington, CT 06030

Fax: 860-679-4446

Interviews are by invitation only. Once the application is complete and reviewed, selected candidates will be invited by letter via email and will be asked to call to schedule an interview date. Interviews are conducted on Fridays. The interview day begins approximately at 12 p.m. at UConn Health at which time candidates meet with the neuromuscular specialists from UConn Health and Connecticut Children's and a tour the facilities. The fellow will travel to the Hospital of Special Care to meet the neuromuscular faculty their and tour their facility. Travel time is approximately 10 minutes between sites by car.

**Given travel and visitor restrictions related to COVID-19, interviews will be performed virtually for academic years 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 candidates **

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View more information on Eligibility Requirements and Selection.

Our program does not discriminate with respect to gender, race, age, religion, color, natural origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected status.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment in all respects and for all learners.