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Critical Care Fellowship

The Department of Neurology offers a one-to-two year fellowship in Neurocritical Care based at Hennepin County Medical Center and University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. This program is designed to provide comprehensive training in the care and management of critically-ill neuroscience patients. General critical care experience is complemented by rotations in other intensive care units. Close clinical collaboration with the vascular and endovascular programs as well as the neurosurgical service is expected.

To be eligible for the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS) Neurocritical Care certification a two-year fellowship is encouraged.


  • Inpatient Neurocritical Care Service
  • Medical ICU/Surgical ICU
  • Neurosurgery
  • Vascular Neurology
  • Elective
  • Research

Call: Fellows take at-home call on alternating weeks.

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Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship

The University of Minnesota Medical School, Department of Neurology, Section of Neuromuscular Medicine, is recruiting one trainee for its newly approved and accredited subspecialty fellowship in Neuromuscular Medicine (NMM). The program will start on 7/1/2014, last one year, and prepare graduates for academic, professional and independent community practice, as well as for American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) certification. The graduate is expected to complete the NMM board examination of the ABPN within 3 years of graduation.

We offer outstanding clinical and didactic training under seven neuromuscular medicine certified physicians at University, County, and VA hospitals. The Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul offer outstanding quality of life and excellent recreational and cultural opportunities.

Trainees will work in Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)-supported dedicated clinics in adult and pediatric muscle disease, ALS, CMT, and myasthenia gravis, in addition to general neuropathy and neuromuscular clinics. Trainees will participate in electrodiagnostic studies, neuromuscular ultrasound, and muscle, nerve, and skin biopsy interpretation, and will become familiar with next generation sequencing and neuromuscular research.

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