Frequently Asked Questions

How to Apply?

Applicants to the Emory University Child Neurology Residency program must complete an application through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). For the categorical track, you do not need to submit a separate application to the Department of Pediatrics Residency Program. Both positions will be participating in the National Residential Matching Program (NRMP) match.

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What is the length of your training program?

We offer two training tracks.  The categorical track is five years of continuous training (2 years general pediatrics and 3 years child neurology).  The reserved track is 3 years of child neurology training.  Residents having completed at least 2 years of general pediatrics training in an ACGME accredited program are eligible to apply. 

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Will you be interviewing for PGY3 positions in the 2015-2016 interview cycle?

Yes.  We will conduct interviews in November through early January.

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Do you interview/accept foreign medical graduates?

Yes

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Do you accept DO's?

Yes.

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Do you accept COMPLEX scores?

Yes, we will review COMPLEX scores; however, we will need to see USMLE scores as well.

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At the time of application is the ECFMG certificate required?

Yes.

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Are the USMLE Step 2 CS & Step 2 CK scores absolutely required by the time of application?

No, however scores must be submitted prior to contract.

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Is U.S. residency training required for the PGY3/reserved position?

Yes.

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Which types of visas do you sponsor/accept?

International Medical Graduates seeking appointment to a residency position must be certified by the ECFMG and enter the training program on a J-1 or H-1B1 visa, unless a citizen of the United States or holding an Alien Registration Card.  For J-1 visas visit the ECFMG website for further information: www.ecfmg.org. For information on H-1B1 visas, visit Emory University's International Student and Scholar Programs at www.emory.edu/ISSP/.

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When is your application deadline?

Emory University Pediatrics Neurology follows the ERAS timeline for applications to be submitted. 

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If you have any questions or need additional information, contact:

Marianna Watson, Pediatric Neurology Fellowship Coordinator
Phone: 404-727-5747      Fax: 404-727-8997
Email:  Marianna.Watson@emory.edu

Emory University Pediatric Neurology Residency                              
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

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