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Overview

The Partners Neurorecovery Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital offers a one-year clinical training program in neurorecovery and neurorehabilitation. The fellowship provides clinical training in the management and rehabilitative treatment of people recovering from acute neurological injuries (e.g., stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, status epilepticus). We also provide substantial opportunity for trainees to participate in research to advance the science of neurorecovery and neural repair. Our overarching goal is to train physicians to be both outstanding clinicians and transformational researchers in neurorecovery.

Fellows will have a broad clinical experiences, spanning the acute to post-acute neurologic continuum of care. Fellows will perform inpatient neurorehabilitation consultations at Mass General, Spaulding, and other affiliated institutions. They will also provide longitudinal ambulatory care for patients recovering from neurologic injury in the Mass General Neurorecovery and Spaulding Neurorehabilitation Clinics. There are additional clinical electives available for fellows in the Mass General Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit and Clinical Neurophysiology Units.

A core aim of the Neurorecovery Fellowship is to provide exposure to and dedicated time for basic, clinical, and translational research in neural repair and neurorecovery. To this end, the fellowship provides substantial protected time for a mentored longitudinal research project over the course of the fellowship year with the goal of generating preliminary data for a transition to independence award (NIH K award or equivalent).

Program Eligibility

Applicants should have completed a residency in Neurology or Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and be board-eligible in either of these specialties by June 30, 2020. A full license from the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine is required by July 1, 2020

How to Apply

Leigh R. Hochberg, MD, PhD is the fellowship director and Nicole Mazwi, MD, is the fellowship co-director. To apply, please submit the following documents to Mia Falco:

  • Current CV
  • Letter of Intent
  • Letters of recommendation (3)

We look forward to welcoming the future of neurorecovery with our new trainees!