Schedule and Rotations

Child Neurology Sample Schedule

Child Neurology Years (PGY-4 and PGY5)

3 SERVICE rotations (to total 22 weeks per year)

Inpatient/Ward Service

  • Patients with primary neurologic diagnosis
  • Dedicated Inpatient Team faculty attending with no other clinical obligations while on service
  • Other team members: pediatric interns, pediatric senior resident, PA, medical students

Inpatient Consult Service

  • Inpatient consults from floors, PICU, NICU, and CICU
  • Dedicated Consult Team faculty attending with no other clinical obligations while on service
  • Dedicated Neonatal Neurology Faculty in addition to consult attending
  • Other team members: rotating adult neurology residents, psychiatry and child psychiatry residents, pediatric residents, medical students

Outpatient/Emergency Room Consult Service

  • Handle urgent outpatient referrals and emergency room visits with neurologic concerns

Remainder rotations are ELECTIVES

Required Electives

  • Neonatal neurology (4 weeks)
  • Psychiatry (4 weeks)
  • Neurosurgery (4 weeks)
  • Neuropathology (4 weeks recommended)
  • EMG (4 weeks)
  • EEG

Additional Electives

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Required for NDD)
  • Subspecialty Clinics
  • Neuroradiology
  • Headache
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
  • Sleep
  • Neurodevelopmental/Developmental Medicine
  • Genetics/Metabolism
  • Neuro-critical care
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Research
  • Away rotations (US or International)

Adult Neurology Year (PGY-3)

  • 10 months Adult Neurology Rotations during PGY-3 year
  • 2 months Adult Neurology Electives during PGY-4/5 years
  • 2 month research elective during PGY-3 year (call-free)

ACGME Requirements

6 months inpatient

  • Stroke
  • Neurology Ward Service
  • Inpatient Neurology Consults
  • Night Float

6 months outpatient and related specialties

  • VA Hospital Clinic
  • Neuro-oncology
  • EEG
  • EMG
  • Headache
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Movement Disorders
  • Cognitive
  • Concussion
  • Neuromuscular Clinic
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Neuro-Otology
  • Neuropathology
  • Sleep

Fellowship training programs available for Child Neurology Residents in Neurophysiology, Epilepsy, Sleep, Research, and Demyelinating Disease.

*Child Neurology residents do home call during PGY-4 and PGY-5 years