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Program Overview

The Adult Neurology Residency Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin is fully accredited by the ACGME as a categorical training program.  We have a guaranteed intern year through an agreement with the Department of Internal Medicine.

I invite you to watch the videos below that will highlight a number of the unique features of our program.  However, for those of you that prefer to read about it, here are just a few of the many highlights:

  • A dynamic and growing program; our maximum complement of residents has increased with classes of either 6 or 7 residents (alternating years).
    • For 2021-2022, we will be recruiting 6 residents.
  • State-of-the-art facilities for delivering care to a diverse patient population
  • Clinical training that encourages growth and learning from day one
    • Continuity of Care Clinic that begins during your intern year
    • A block/rotation schedule that gives you increasing outpatient and elective opportunities as you progress through your training
    • Night float system for night coverage
  • Weekly teaching in a 3-hour block (Academic Half Day) every Friday that utilizes both traditional lecture-formats as well as active learning approaches including a flipped classroom model
  • Mentorship designed to prepare you for your future
  • A program that aims to evolve and grow through listening to its residents; this is your residency program
  • Outstanding opportunities for fellowship following training
    • We offer training in many disciplines for residents that wish to continue their training at the Medical College of Wisconsin
    • We provide training that will make you competitive for fellowships at other institutions across the country if desired
  • Rotations designed to enhance learning:
    • Dedicated Clinic Rotation at the end of your intern year to facilitate the transition to full-time Neurology resident including lectures on practical Neurology topics and training in approaches to teaching
    • Clinical Neurophysiology Bootcamp in September of your PGY2 year which provides a structured curriculum and daily flipped classroom sessions with faculty leaders to prepare you for performing and interpreting these diagnostic modalities which are unique to Neurology

I invite you to review the videos below to learn even more about our program and what makes the Medical College of Wisconsin such an outstanding place to train in Neurology.

Clinical Rotations During Residency

MCW Neurology's Virtual Tour