Neurology Residency Program Application Information

Internships: Applicants are required to apply through the Medical Education FYGME Branch, Falls Church VA, in addition to applying to the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS), developed by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

For more detailed information on applying for FYGME, contact the Medical Education Office, FGYME Branch, Falls Church VA, 1-800-793-5970.

Criteria for Selection

Criteria for selection include academic performance in medical school, USMLE scores, letters of recommendation, demonstrated interest in military service, leadership potential, physical, mental and moral fitness.

Research

Research is an integral component of the residency program and residents are required to design and complete at least one research project during the residency. Residents are encouraged to become involved in the many opportunities for research at both BAMC and Wilford Hall. Each of our residents typically have at least one project accepted for presentation a national neurology conference . Each institution supports an active Clinical Investigations Department to facilitate the residents and faculty in performance of their research activities. Facilities for both clinical research as well as for basic bench research are available.

Residency/Fellowship

Eligibility -- Active duty Air Force Medical Corps (MC) officers who are U.S. citizens and a graduate of an accredited U.S. school of medicine. Any AF MC active duty officer, who is a graduate from a foreign medical school, must possess a standard certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).

Application Deadline

NLT 15 September of the year before training begins. For more detailed information on applying for Residency/Fellowship programs, contact the SAMMC Medical Education Office, (210) 916-2222/3038 or DSN: 429-2222.