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Overview

Fellows in the Neuromuscular Medicine program receive training in the diagnosis and management of a variety of neuromuscular disorders in adults and children. Intensive training in electrodiagnosis (EMG) and nerve/muscle biopsy are offered. The Neuromuscular Medicine fellowship is a joint program of Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women’s (BWH) Hospitals. The BWH rotation includes training at Children’s Hospital Boston. Upon completion of this fellowship, trainees are eligible to sit for the Neuromuscular Medicine subspecialty boards under the auspices of the ABPN, and the EMG boards (ABEM).

Requirements

Applicants must have completed an ACGME-accredited neurology residency training program.

Curriculum

Fellows rotate in three-month blocks between Mass General and BWH/CH. The curriculum includes several regular teaching conferences, including a year-long faculty run lecture series that provides weekly lectures on EMG and neuromuscular medicine, a weekly nerve/muscle biopsy conference and a weekly EMG waveform conference.

Clinical Experience

Fellows rotate through the neuromuscular clinics and EMG laboratories in several participating institutions, including Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital.

Research Experience

Fellows are expected to complete at least one research project during the fellowship year, under the mentorship of a faculty member in the division of Neuromuscular Medicine. 

How to Apply

To apply, please send your CV, a letter of interest and three letters of recommendation to:

Amanda C. Guidon, MD 
Neuromuscular Diagnostic Center 
Massachusetts General Hospital 
165 Cambridge Street, Suite 820 
Boston, MA 02114 
Phone: 617-726-3642

For more information about the Neuromuscular Medicine fellowship program, contact Amanda Guidon, MD or visit the Harvard Neurology Education site.