• Our residents’ schedule operates on a 4-week block system, allowing for 13 blocks within a calendar year.
  • Residents rotate between inpatient and outpatient services, with overnight coverage managed through a night float system.
  • The program offers a generous amount of elective time, totaling approximately 12 blocks over 3 years. Residents have significant autonomy in scheduling their elective time, enabling them to customize the program according to their individual interests and career goals.

Class of 2026 neurology residents after their PGY2 bootcamp

Sample Schedule


  • Inpatient rotations: 6 to 8 weeks each on inpatient General Neurology, Stroke Neurology, VA Neurology services.
  • Supplementary rotations: 4 weeks are dedicated to rotations in our state-of-the-art Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit (NSICU) and Pediatric Neurology Consult Service.
  • Additional rotation: 4 continuous weeks of EEG training are required.
  • Remaining time: 5 to 6 weeks of Night float, as well as 10 to 12 weeks of protected outpatient subspecialty elective time.


  • Inpatient rotations: 2 to 4 weeks per year on inpatient General Neurology, Stroke Neurology, VA Neurology, Consult Service, Pediatric Neurology, and night float.
  • Additional rotation: 4 weeks are dedicated to our Wellness & Education rotation (includes medical student education and backup call coverage).
  • Remaining time: Outpatient subspecialty elective rotations.

Elective Rotations

  • Behavioral Neurology and Dementia
  • EEG and Evoked Potentials
  • EMG and Nerve Conduction Velocity Studies
  • Epilepsy
  • Intraoperative Monitoring 
  • Headache
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology
  • Neurocritical Care
  • Neuroradiology
  • Neuro-endovascular Surgery
  • Neuromuscular
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Neuro-otology
  • Neuropathology
  • Neuroradiology
  • Palliative Care
  • Procedures
  • Psychiatry
  • Research
  • Rheumatology
  • Sleep medicine
  • Tele-neurology
  • Transcranial Doppler

Educational Activities

Residents participate in numerous educational activities throughout the week. The main resident educational conference is a daily noon conference where faculty discuss specific disease-related topics. Additionally, there are twice-weekly morning report sessions (case conferences) and weekly grand rounds. Further educational experiences include monthly offerings of neuroradiology conference and journal club, as well as quarterly Neurogenetics and Neuropathology conferences. Further details on educational activities can be found in Educational Conferences section.