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Program Information

Neurosurgery Group 2014

The Neurosurgical Residency Program at Yale-New Haven Hospital is a seven-year program under the direction of the Department of Neurosurgery. Dr. Murat Günel is the department chair, and Dr. Charles Duncan is program director for the residency.


Application Process

Application to the Program is strictly through the ERAS Program. You may apply through the website –

Our program offers 2 positions each year. Applications are reviewed by the faculty and invitations offered for interviews. Interviews are scheduled for November, December and January. Every effort is made to accommodate applicant travel schedules. Applicants are encouraged to consider a sub-internship experience prior to application (contact the student affairs office at The deadline for applying for the program each year is September 30.

For specific questions regarding residency in Neurosurgery at Yale-New Haven Medical Center email Peggy McLaughlin or call the Department of Neurosurgery at 203-785-3275.

Medical students interested in subinternships should email our residency coordinator Peggy McLaughlin at