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Application Process and Information

MedStar Georgetown- NIH Neurology Residency program participates with the National Residency Match Program (NRMP). We are a categorical program and do not offer positions to applicants looking for advance positions. 

All applications are processed through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). To apply to our residency program, please submit all documents through ERAS. Applications for the Neurology Residency Program must be complete and submitted by October 21.

We request the following documents:

  • ERAS common application form USMLE Step 1 transcript (and Step 2 when available)
  • Osteopathic applicants: your COMLEX scores will gladly be accepted and reviewed, but USMLE CK scores are still required. Either USMLE Step II CS or COMLEX Clinical Skills exam are acceptable.
  • Medical school transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Dean’s Letter
  • 3 or more letters of recommendation, including one departmental support letter
  • ECFMG certification is required before starting the residency program

Visa Policy: J1 visas are sponsored through MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. We currently do not have the ability to sponsor H1B visas.

Our Applicant Interview Selection Committee will begin reviewing applications in October. In early November, we will invite individuals by email.

Program Presentation


Contact Information

Ashley Shapiro
Administrator, Neurology Education
[email protected]

Ryan Muro
Coordinator, Neurology Education
[email protected]

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