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Prerequisites for Appointment


  1. Candidates must hold an MD or DO degree or accepted equivalent.
    • US or Canadian medical school graduates must have passed USMLE I
    • Graduates of Osteopathic schools must have passed NBOME I or USMLE I
    • International graduates must have a current and valid ECFMG certificate
  2. Candidates must have successfully completed their basic training and be Board Eligible in Adult Neurology or Pediatric Neurology.
  3. Clinical Neurophysiology Trainees must be eligible for a Wisconsin Medical License and be fully licensed to practice in Wisconsin 90 days prior to starting their year of training in Clinical Neurophysiology.
  4. Prospective candidates should submit three original letters of recommendations to the Program Director (Paul E. Barkhaus, MD). At least one of these letters should be from a Clinical Neurophysiologist who is a staff at their Training Program and who is very familiar with the candidate’s skills and potential in Clinical Neurophysiology.
  5. Candidates must also submit their curriculum vitae to the Program Director (Paul E. Barkhaus, MD).
  6. Upon completion of their application (CV and three letters of recommendation), the Program Director and Clinical Neurophysiology Staff will review applications and invite candidates that they deem most qualified for a personal interview and visit to the Program. Interviews are typically scheduled on Fridays, beginning in mid-August.
  7. Following completion of the personal interview, the pool of candidates will be reviewed and positions offered to candidates who are considered to have the most potential and be the most compatible for training in this Program.  Candidates who are accepted will be offered a formal contract for signature within 45 days of acceptance.
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