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 Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry fellowship provides comprehensive training in all aspects of the subspecialty. This fellowship is accredited by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, and graduated fellows are eligible to sit for the UCNS Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry certification exam.
- The Vascular Neurology fellowship is newly established under the direction of Dr. Marco Gonzalez-Castellon, and we are now recruiting a fellow for a one-year position beginning in July 2021. This fellowship is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and will provide comprehensive training in all aspects of vascular neurology, including extensive telestroke exposure.
- The Epilepsy fellowship is newly established under the direction of Dr. Olga Taraschenko.
- A Neuromuscular Fellowship under the direction of Dr. Pariwat Thaisetthawatkul. Please check back for further updates.