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Neurology Residency Program

MedStar Georgetown - NIH Neurology Residency Program (MGNNR)

Mission Statement

The goal of the Residency Program at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is the education of future leaders in Neurology and the provision of compassionate and scientifically excellent patient care.

Program Information

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital hosts the largest residency program in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, training over 1,100 residents each year. The MedStar Georgetown Neurology Residency Program is now categorical and is collaborating with the National Institutes of Health, specifically the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke, to foster research and scholarship in the Residency program. The Neurology Residency Program offers thorough clinical training at five excellent teaching hospitals in the region. For more information, visit the pages on the left.

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The program has a dedicated half day academic schedule. The schedule has thematic lectures covering the breath of neurology. The schedule also includes RITE review and wellness lectures.
Furthermore, the lectures provide career guidance focusing on creating a professional CV, contract negotiation, post training career and financial management.

In July, PGY-2 residents receive an intense boot camp over the first 3 July Tuesday covering Neurological emergencies and common consults to prepare them for managing neurology inpatient services.


Electives provide residents the opportunity to explore various facets of subspecialty Neurology and are essential to becoming well rounded Neurologists.

Residents are encouraged to use he elective time for professional growth. Residents have an opportunity to use elective time in the pursuit of various subspecialties:

  • Dementia Clinic
  • Epilepsy Headache
  • Intraoperative Monitoring (IOM)
  • Movement Disorders
  • MS / Neuro immunology
  • Neuro critical care
  • Neuro interventional
  • Neuromuscular / EMG
  • Neuro oncology
  • Neuro ophthalmology
  • Neuro rehabilitation
  • Sleep Stroke


Application Process

How to apply.

Salary & Benefits

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