Quick Facts

  • 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.
  • Guaranteed PG-1 Preliminary Neurology residency position for all candidates who match in the PG-2 year, creating a functionally categorical residency program
  • Continuous ACGME accreditation, with full 5-year renewal at last RRC review (March 2009).
  • PGY2 overnight duty currently includes 16 weeks of traditional 24-hour call (1 in 6) with the remainder of the year utilizing a night float system (2 - 2 week blocks with 5 nights of duty out of 7)
  • Senior residents (PG-3 and 4) take in-house supervisory call typically 2-3 times per month (1 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 (8 days of meeting typically spread out during the PG-3 and PG-4 years).
  • An educational allowance of $1200total (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.
  • The program is supported by an¬†NIH/NINDS R25¬†research education grant.

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