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APPLICATION INFORMATION



In the 2013 NRMP match, the program will offer ten positions for neurology residents, including five combined 4-year Neurology-Medicine positions at Columbia University Medical Center.

Neurology Advanced:
NRMP: 1495180A0 [3-year program] 3 positions
Categorical Internal Medicine/Neurology:
NRMP: 1495180C0 [4-year program] 7 positions

If you are interested in Columbia's neurology residency, please make sure to apply to BOTH programs on your match list!


Requirements



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:

  1. Successful completion of at least four credit years and graduation from a medical school listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED)
  2. Successful completion of USMLE Parts I, II and III (in recent years, applicants have generally scored above 95% on USMLE Part II)
  3. ECFMG certification is required for foreign medical graduates (for information, visit www.ECFMG.org)
  4. The J-1 visa is acceptable, but the H-1 visa is not accepted by New York–Presbyterian Hospital.
  5. 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.

 

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