In the 2015 NRMP match, the program will offer ten positions for neurology residents, including five combined 4-year Neurology-Medicine positions at Columbia University Medical Center.
Categorical Internal Medicine/Neurology:
If you are interested in Columbia's neurology residency, please make sure to apply to BOTH programs on your match list!
Residents entering the Neurology Advanced program must have completed a preliminary year in Internal Medicine. Please note, transitional PGY-1 training (rotating medicine, surgery, and pediatrics) is not acceptable.
Residents entering the Medicine Preliminary-Neurology program must also meet the criteria listed below.
The following criteria are required:
- Successful completion of at least four credit years and graduation from a medical school listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED)
- Successful completion of USMLE Parts I, II and III (in recent years, applicants have generally scored above 95% on USMLE Part II)
- ECFMG certification is required for foreign medical graduates (for information, visit www.ECFMG.org)
- The J-1 visa is acceptable, but the H-1 visa is not accepted by New York–Presbyterian Hospital.
- Fluency in spoken and written English
How to Apply
Applications should be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). A link to the ERAS system can also be found on the NRMP website: www.nrmp.org.
Each year, ERAS accepts applications beginning September 1. After your completed application is reviewed, you will be notified via e-mail regarding the need for an interview. Interviews are conducted by invitation only and will be scheduled from November through late January.