Application Information


  1. Neurology 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 for open vacancies are to be submitted through ERAS and are reviewed beginning in December for the following academic year.

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)

Interviews are held between January and March. 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 Thursdays.

The interview day begins approximately 7:30 a.m. with Grand Rounds at Hartford Hospital. The interview process begins at 9 a.m. or 9:30 a.m. at which time candidates meet with the neurovascular specialists from both Hartford Hospital and UConn. Applicants will have an opportunity to tour Hartford Hospital, have lunch with some of our residents, and wrap up the day with the program director. The day should conclude at approximately 1 p.m.

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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.