Stroke Research Fellowship

The Stroke Division of the Department of Neurology at the Massachusetts General Hospital offers one and two year stroke research fellowships to interested candidates with MD and or PhD training and a strong background in biomedical science. The MGH Stroke Faculty is comprised of world-renowned vascular neurologists, neurointensivists, neurointerventionalists, neurosurgeons and emergency physicians who provide expert mentorship and training to new investigators who wish to pursue active research careers in acute ischemic stroke, stroke genetics, intracerebral hemorrhage, stroke biomarkers, cerebral amyloid angiopathy, emergency medicine, neuroimaging, neuroradiology, neurosurgery, neurocritical care and stroke outcomes.

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Massachusetts General Hospital is recognized as a leader in patient care, education and research, ranking among the most prestigious medical institutions.



Applicants must have MD and/or PhD training and a background in biomedical research is preferred. Salary is commensurate with the candidates PGY-level.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Applicants should send a CV, one-page letter of intent, three letters of recommendation, dates seeking a fellowship, and TOFEL scores if applicable via e-mail to Leanne Harrigan, or send hard copies to the following address:

J. Philip Kistler MGH Stroke Research Center
Attn. Leanne Harrigan
175 Cambridge Street, Suite 300
Boston, MA 02114
Fax: 617-726-5346


Contact Us

J. Philip Kistler MGH Stroke Research Center

175 Cambridge Street, Suite 300 Boston, MA 02114
  • Near Public Transit
  • Accessible
  • Phone: 617-643-2941
  • Fax: 617-726-5346

Program Coordinator: Leanne Harrigan

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