Quick Facts

  • Categorical 4-year program (internal medicine internship + three years neurology residency)
  • Six Adult Neurology residents matched per year (up to 24 total residents)
  • 38 Neurology faculty members, and many others from outside the department, serve as role models and mentors.
  • Over 80 percent of our graduating residents go on to fellowships.
  • Continuous ACGME accreditation
  • PGY2 overnight duty currently includes 16 weeks of traditional 24-hour call (one in six) with the remainder of the year utilizing a night float system (three two-week blocks with five nights of duty out of seven)
  • Senior residents (PG-3 and 4) take in-house supervisory call typically two-three times per month (one in 12)
  • Training is conducted at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and the neighboring Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
  • Travel expenses and paid educational time are provided to attend the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting one time during residency training.
  • An educational allowance of $1,200 total (roughly $400/year during the Neurology years), applicable to print and electronic media, equipment, board testing and travel to additional meetings.
  • Full access to department and university library resources, including an extensive array of online journals and books.
  • Within our residency program, we have tracks to help facilitate our residents' career goals. These tracks include the Clinical Neuroscientist Training Program (CNS-TP) and the Clinical Neuro-Educator Training Program (CNE-TP).