Neurology

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Program at a Glance

Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is located in Milwaukee, a city on the shores of Lake Michigan with a metropolitan area of approximately 1.3 million people.  MCW is affiliated with Froedtert Hospital, a 785-bed tertiary referral center. Residents also rotate at adjoined Childrens Hospital of Wisconsin and nearby Zablocki Veterans Administration Medical Center.

                                                      

MCW Neurology program has achieved a five-year accreditation at the last ACGME review in February 2011.  For applications to the Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Neurology, we do have a few requirements.  We will not print or act upon any application unless the following documents are available:  3 letters of recommendation, CV, Personal Statement, USMLE scores (US - step 1, IMG Step 1-2-3).  We do not have specific score requirements on the USMLE.  The Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Neurology sponsors J1 and H1b visa.

 

Highlights of our program include:

  • Five accredited positions per year
  • Additional combined Internal Medicine-Neurology position
  • Integrated PGY-1 year in preliminary medicine
  • General Neurology resident continuity clinic all four years
  • Subspecialty clinics twice monthly starting first year with fellowship-trained subspecialist faculty. Opportunities available in nearly all areas of neurology including:
    • Neuromuscular
    • Epilepsy
    • Autonomics
    • Sleep Medicine
    • Dementia
    • Neuro-Oncology
    • Neuro-Ophthalmology
    • Movement Disorders
    • Vascular Neurology
    • Neurocritical Care
    • Interventional Neurology
    • Neuropsychology
    • Pediatric Neurology
    • Palliative Care
  • Several multidisciplinary programs with advanced certification (e.g. JCAHO) including Stroke, Epilepsy and ALS.  
  • Twelve-bed Neurointensive Care Unit staffed by Neurologists trained in Neurocritical care

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