How to Apply

The Department of Child Neurology Residency Program participates in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). All applications are accepted exclusively through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Application Procedures and Guidelines

  • Submit your application once ERAS opens, applications received by the MSPE release date are given priority consideration for interviews.
  • Applications must be received by December 30.
  • Interviews are scheduled through the months of November, December, and January.
  • Interviews will be divided into two half days during the same week with the Pediatric residency program half day on Monday morning and the Child Neurology residency program half day on Thursday afternoons.

Interview Selection Assessment Criteria

  • Completed ERAS application
  • MSPE
  • Medical school transcript
  • Passing USMLE/COMLEX 1 & 2 exams
  • Three strong letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement

Applications for Foreign Medical Graduates

Mandatory requirements for foreign medical graduates include the same criteria as US applicants plus all of the following:

  • One full year of United States experience
  • Excellent communication in English - both written and verbal
  • Passing USMLE/COMLEX 1 & 2 exams on first attempt
  • Additional materials may be required
  • All programs only accept J1 visa

Thank you for your interest in the Medical University of South Carolina Children's Hospital and the Child Neurology Residency Program. MUSC is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants are given equal consideration.

Positions Available

PGY1: Categorical training program (see details below) to begin Pediatrics training in 2024 and Child Neurology training in 2026.

Five-year Categorical Training Program: We have a close relationship with the Pediatrics Residency Program; thus, we are able to offer a five-year categorical training program.  This means that our Child Neurology residents are able to complete their preliminary training at our institution. Applicants need only submit a single ERAS application and NRMP match list (i.e. it is not necessary to submit a separate application for the Pediatrics portion of the training).