The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix Neurology Residency Training Program has three categorical residency positions each year. We will begin accepting applications in September of each year.

All applications must be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). To apply to our residency program, please also submit all documents through ERAS.

When applying to the Neurology Residency, you will need to use the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) Code below. Please review your entries carefully to ensure that you have listed the correct training program:

  • Categorical Neurology Program (Four Years):
    • NRMP Code: 1011180C0.

The first year of training must include at least one of the following:

  1. Eight months in internal medicine with primary responsibility in patient care.
  2. Six months in internal medicine with primary responsibility in patient care and a period of at least two months consisting of one or more months of pediatrics, emergency medicine, internal medicine or family medicine.

Residents may spend up to four months in neurology during this year.

Selection Criteria

The program will review all applications received. Your application should contain the following documents:

  • ERAS application.
  • USMLE or COMLEX transcripts for both parts I and II when available.
  • Medical school transcript.
  • Personal statement.
  • Dean's Letter.
  • Minimum of three (3) letters of recommendation.
  • ECFMG certificate (International medical graduates only).
  • Yes, we do accept applications from DO candidates.

U.S. clinical experience is required. Observerships do not constitute medical education and cannot be used as evidence of clinical experience.

Visa Policy: Must have a J-1 Visa, prior to rank list submission.

Once your application is complete on ERAS and available to us, it will be forwarded to the Neurology Residency Selection Committee Members for review. Applicants who are considered to be strong candidates for our Neurology Residency Training Program will be contacted to arrange for an in-person interview.

Student Rotations

We are accepting applications for the current academic year. We accept applications through the AAMC Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS). The course number is NEUP 850A – Neurology.

Contact

Donna Navarro-Chappy
Neurology Resident Coordinator
@email