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  • Duration of Fellowship: This is one year clinical fellowship. Extension to the second year research fellowship is possible, depending on candidate’s research interests and existing research funding.
  • Requirements: Candidate should be a graduate of an accredited neurology residency training program in adult or child neurology.
  • Starting Date: Fellowship starting date is July 1.
  • Salary Level: Salary is equal to the PGY5 salary at UNC.
  • The program director is Irena Dujmovic Basuroski, MD, PhD.

The University of North Carolina Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology Fellowship Program is designed to provide a comprehensive training in clinical care and in conducting clinical research for pediatric and adult patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and other immune-mediated central nervous system (CNS) disorders (transverse myelitis, optic neuritis, neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders, myelin oligodendrocyte antibody associated disease, autoimmune encephalitis, neuro-lupus, neuro-Sjögren, etc.). UNC MS/ Neuroimmunology Division has been recognized as the Center for Comprehensive MS Care by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Clinical fellows will be involved in routine patient care and will have the opportunity to be involved in industry-sponsored clinical trials and investigator-initiated research. Clinical fellows will be mentored to present at one or more conferences in the field during the fellowship.

Please forward a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to our program coordinator, who is also available to answer any questions.

Ashley Myles

UNC Department of Neurology
170 Manning Drive, CB#7025
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

MS Fellowship coordinator: Phone (919)-966-8162 | Fax (919)-966-2922

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Applicant registration begins on September 1st