Vascular Neurology Fellowship Program
The OSU Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases and Neurocritical Care offers two fellowship positions per year for neurologists interested in pursuing subspecialty training in Vascular Neurology.
Our program is accredited by the ACGME and involves clinical training and research in all aspects of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases. The length of the program is 12 months. Interested applicants may apply for a second year which has a more extensive research curriculum. With successful completion of this fellowship, the graduate will be eligible to sit for the subspecialty board in Vascular Neurology administered by the ABPN.
The curriculum places a heavy emphasis on acute stroke management and stroke critical care. Opportunity for hands-on exposure to endovascular neurosurgery is available. Training and certification in intensive care bedside procedures is available and encouraged. At OSU, we have full access to state-of-the-art neuroimaging modalities including CT and MR perfusion, transcranial Doppler, SPECT, and PET for diagnosis of patients with cerebrovascular diseases. The fellow will also gain experience with Telemedicine technology through our collaboration with several hospitals in rural central Ohio.
The curriculum is as follows:
|Stroke / Neurovascular Wards & Consult||6 months|
|Neurocritical Care||2 months|
|Neuroimaging / Interventional||2 months|
*Neuroimaging includes Diagnostic Neuro-radiology, Neuro-interventional Surgery, Neuro-sonology
**Electives include Vascular Neurosurgery, Neurocritical Care, Neuro-interventional Surgery, Cardiology Consultations, Neuroimaging.
Call is every other week (including the weekend) from home. The fellow will have a supervisory role on the Neurovascular Service which comprises of one senior and one junior neurology resident and two medical students. A cerebrovascular continuity clinic is designated for the fellow on a weekly basis with a supervising attending vascular neurologist present.
Our five-member core faculty physicians are all ABPN-certified in Vascular Neurology and four have additional certification in Neurocritical Care by the UCNS. Also in our faculty are two dually-trained vascular and endovascular neurosurgeons.
There are several NIH-funded clinical trials and the fellow will serve as an integral member of the research team. In addition, the fellow is strongly encouraged to formulate an independent research project under the guidance of a faculty member.
Wexner Medical Center is housed within the OSU main campus, the third largest in the United States. The medical center has consistently ranked high among America’s Best Hospitals in Neurology and Neurosurgery by US News & World Report.
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