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Behavioral Neurology/Neuropsychiatry Fellowship

Tractography (DTI - diffusion tensor imaging MRI) of the brain

The Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders offers a one-year fellowship in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry. This is an accredited United Council for Neurological Subspecialty (UCNS) fellowship program, and is affiliated with the Yale Department of Neurology. The fellow will be actively involved with the Yale New Haven Hospital Memory Outpatient Clinic, as well as with the West Haven VA Medical Center Behavioral Neurology Clinic. The fellowship provides an in-depth training experience in various types of dementias, including Alzheimer's disease, Vascular Dementia, Lewy Body Dementia, Frontotemporal Dementia, traumatic brain injuries, and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. The fellow will also have the opportunity to rotate through elective subspecialty clinics, including movement disorders, neuromuscular and ALS clinics, and neuroimmunology clinics. There will also be opportunities to participate in multiple research projects and be mentored by senior neurology faculty researchers. Minimum requirements include a MD from an accredited institution and a completed residency in neurology or psychiatry.

How to Apply

Applications must include the following:

  • Current curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Personal Statement
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
Please mail hard copies to the program director:

Dr. Darren Volpe, MD
Department of Neurology
Yale School of Medicine
P.O Box 208018
New Haven, CT 06520

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Contact Us

Dr. Arman Fesharaki-Zadeh, MD, PhD, BMath

1 (203) 737-6050

arman.fesharaki@yale.edu