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Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship

1-Year ACGME-Accredited Fellowship
Learn major aspects of Clinical Neurophysiology

The University of Tennessee Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Training Program is an ACGME accredited, one-year training program that aims to develop neurologists in mastering core competencies related to neurophysiology and become compassionate clinicians, to relate well with patients, other physicians, and medical personnel, become accomplished teachers,  and adapt self-learning, and whenever applicable, to become successful clinical scientists, mastering the knowledge to practice clinical neurophysiology effectively and independently.

The trainees:

  • learn to understand major aspects of clinical neurophysiology
  • learn to perform and interpret electrophysiological tests independently
  • learn to diagnose and care for patients with neuromuscular disorders, epilepsy, and sleep disorders and other related disorders such as dysautonomias in regular and emergency settings independently
  • know how to act professional and have excellent interpersonal relationships with patients, families, and medical personnel
  • develop knowledge in medical economics and managed care, including social aspects of medical care, and of end of life issues, develop educational skills related to the field of neurophysiology

To achieve these goals, the program offers a wide variety of experiences and educational conferences in a setting that provides close supervision by faculty contact with intellectual inquiry and excellent patient care.

Prerequisite Training/Selection Criteria

  • Must have or will have completed an ACGME accredited Neurology Residency Program before the July 1 fellowship start date
  • Must be board certified or board eligible in Neurology
  • Must have received basic training in clinical neurophysiology (total of at least 3 months that include EMG and EEG) during residency
  • Must provide 3 letters of recommendation by your supervisor, the residency program director and the chairman of the department

How to Apply

Candidates must submit a copy of their CV, personal statement, ECFMG certificate, medical school transcript and USMLE scores to:

Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program Manager
Department of Neurology
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
847 Monroe Ave, 227B
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: 901.448.1424
Fax: 901.448.7440

Why Memphis?

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Memphis is a truly incredible town with so much to offer! Catch dinner at the iconic Majestic Grille before taking in a Grizzlies NBA game at the FedEx Forum. Learn the history of Memphis music at Elvis Presley’s Graceland, Stax Records, and Sun Studio. Soak in the sun at Shelby Farms or the Big River Crossing. Enjoy shopping at our Bass Pro Shop, housed in the tenth-tallest pyramid in the world, then explore the nightlife on historic Beale Street.

Those are just a few reasons Memphis was named one of Condé Nast Traveler’s 23 Best Places to Go in 2023. Our UT Health Science Center was also named the ninth safest college in America by

But most of all, Memphis is the healthcare hub of the Mid-South's large and diverse population.

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Memphis is THE place to be!

Mar 1, 2024