The Department of Neurological Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is committed to providing a broad range of training in the neurological subspecialties to physicians who have completed a neurology residency. Our fellowships include:Active Fellowships
- The Movement Disorders fellowship has been active since 2012 under the direction of Dr. Diego Torres-Russotto. This fellowship offers both academic (two year) and clinical (one year) tracks and provides comprehensive training in phenomenology, clinical care, chemodenervation, deep brain stimulation programming, brain mapping/targeting for DBS procedures, and intrathecal baclofen pump use. Each year, the program welcomes one new clinical fellow and one new academic fellow.
- The Neuroimmunology (Multiple Sclerosis) fellowship is newly established under the direction of Dr. Rana Zabad. This fellowship offers either a clinical (one year) or academic (two year) track, and will provide training in the clinical manifestations, pathophysiology, etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide variety of demyelinating disorders in adults (and some children) including such conditions as MS, neuromyelitis optica (NMO), isolated optic neuritis (ON) and transverse myelitis (TM), high-risk ON and intrathecal baclofen pump trials, baclofen pump refills, and chemodenervation for spasticity. The program is currently recruiting one new fellow.
- The Department of Neurological Sciences has received ACGME approval to establish both a new Epilepsy fellowship under the direction of Dr. Deepak Madhavan and a new Neuromuscular fellowship under the direction of Dr. Pariwat Thaisetthawatkul. Please check back for further updates.
- The Department of Neurological Sciences is currently applying for an ACGME-approved Stroke fellowship under the direction of Dr. Marco Gonzalez-Castellon and a UCNS-approved Behavioral Neurology fellowship under the direction of Dr. Daniel Murman. Please check back for further updates.