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Neurology

Specialty Description

A neurologist specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of disease or impaired function of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, muscles, and autonomic nervous system, as well as the blood vessels that relate to these structures. (Source: http://www.aamc.org/students/cim/pub_neurology.htm)

Pathway Director

Anh-Thu Vu, MD
anv57@drexel.edu

Drexel Fourth Year Discipline Based Pathway System

Drexel and Clinical Site Residency Programs

Drexel Medical Student Interest Group

Student Interest Group in Neurology (SIGN): sign.ducom@gmail.com

Time Requirement

The residency training program for neurology is four years. Certification in any of the subspecialties requires an additional one to three years of training.

Subspecialties

National Organizations

The national specialty organizations can provide medical students with excellent resources as well as updates on current activities within the field, conferences, and on-going research opportunities and research funding.

Residency Application and Match Info*

ERAS - Application Services

NRMP - Matching Program

Data National DUCoM
Average Application Count by Specialty (2017)** 27.0 7.5
Mean Number of programs ranked in matched specialty (2014-2016)*** 6.9 8.0

 

Drexel Match Data --2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017 -2018 - 2019

*The number of applications and programs ranked will vary based on many factors. Students should seek advice from their Pathway Advisor and/or their Student Affairs Career Advisor in conjunction with the data above.
**Data drawn from ERAS data
*** Data drawn from NRMP Characterstics of Matched Seniors

AAMC - Careers in Medicine

General Information:Careers in Medicine
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Specialty Specific Opportunities

For external research, volunteering, educational, and other opportunities check the Career Advising Website pages on Research and Community, Educational, and Externship Opportunities. Most of these opportunities are summer programs however some are available throughout the year.