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Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship

Providing Foundational, Individualized Training in Clinical Neurophysiology

The Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship at Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin is a yearlong training opportunity for physicians seeking a solid foundation in the subspecialty of clinical neurophysiology. The program’s 13 block curriculum is built with a strong focus on electromyography/neuromuscular medicine and electroencephalography/epilepsy.  Additional rotations include sleep medicine, intraoperative monitoring, nerve/muscle biopsy and autonomic testing. The program offers two Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-approved positions each year and applications are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service the National Resident Matching Program.

The partnership between Dell Med and Ascension Seton provides trainees with a large and diverse patient base, opportunity for collaboration with over 25 other fellowships, and  numerous research and academic growth opportunities. The curriculum is individualized towards each fellow’s clinical interests while also containing a comprehensive didactic schedule to prepare for ABPN boards. With a focused mission to effectively serve the rapidly growing population of Central Texas, the program’s foundational training ensures that fellows advance their skills to become not only excellent clinicians but also leaders in transforming health care.  

The Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship is affiliated with Dell Med’s Department of Neurology.

Training Facilities

Clinical neurophysiology fellows gain exposure to patients at many different clinical sites. Learning from different attendings in different clinical settings allows trainees to maximize their learning experience.

Ascension Seton Brain Spine Institute.

At the Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin Jefferson Clinic, clinical neurophysiology fellows work under the supervision of EMG/neuromuscular attendings to see neuromuscular patients and perform nerve conduction and EMG studies. Fellows are expected to participate in weekly neuromuscular conferences and lectures.

Dell Seton Medical Center at UT Austin.

Dell Seton Medical Center — Dell Med’s primary teaching hospital — was built in 2017 by Ascension Seton. As Austin’s only urban Level I Trauma Center, it serves a diverse population and is the main site for fellows to gain inpatient EMU experience.

Ascension Seton Medical Center.

Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin is a top-rated medical and surgical magnet hospital focused on providing excellent care to the Central Texas community. It features inpatient neurology and stroke consultation services.

Dell Seton Medical Center at UT Austin.

At the Seton Brain and Spine Institute Clinical Education Center, fellows work under the supervision of epilepsy attending. Fellows are expecting to read EEGs/long-term video EEGs and treat epilepsy patients in the outpatient clinic setting.

Learn More & Apply: Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship

About the Application

The program encourages applicants to apply during the first half of their PGY-3 year.

Varied Learning Experiences

Clinical neurophysiology ​fellows perform and interpret studies and care for diverse patient populations.

Dynamic Program Faculty

The program’s faculty members help fellows gain foundational knowledge of clinical neurophysiology subspecialties.

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