Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship

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The Neuromuscular Disease Center in the Department of Neurology offers two positions a year for a one or two year fellowship in Neuromuscular Medicine.

The center has an active MDA clinic and a well-established EMG laboratory. The fellow will participate in caring for neuromuscular patients, performing muscle biopsy, interpreting muscle pathology, performing EMG, and conducting clinical trials. The fellow may take courses (Biostatistics, Clinical Trials, Epidemiology, Evidence-based Medicine, etc.), in the Human Investigator Program supported by an NIH program grant, and may elect to pursue a MPH degree with additional work.

The position is most suitable for those who are interested in an academic career.

Program director

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Application process

In accordance with the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine, the American Academy of Neurology, and OHSU Institutional ACGME requirements, our program is committed to abide by the following fellowship application process:

  • Interview offers will not be made before March 1 of the year prior to the fellowship start date. 
  • Fellowship positions will not be offered before June 1 of the year prior to the fellowship start date.

Violations of this will result in removal of our institution from the AANEM Neuromuscular Fellowship Portal.

To apply, please submit the following through the AANEM Neuromuscular Fellowship Portal:

  • CV
  • Personal Statement
  • Up to four letters of recommendation (including one from your residency program director)
  • Medical School Performance Evaluation (Dean’s Letter)
  • Medical School Transcript
  • USMLE/COMLEX Transcript

If applicable:

  • ECFMG certificate
  • Provide explanation for gaps in training


Elrike Shaw
Program Coordinator 
Department of Neurology

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