Neurology Residency FAQs

The program has over 25 residents and is continuing to grow each year.

Yes. Though a more clinically-focused program, residents have countless resources and opportunities available to further research, including electives. Residents have opportunities for publishing and presenting posters at national conferences like the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), Neurology Residence Scholar Program (NRSP) or the International Stroke Conference (ISC).

Neurology residents do rotations at Eskenazi Health, IU Health University Hospital, IU Health Methodist Hospital, Roudebush VA Medical Center and Riley Children’s Hospital. Learn more about IU School of Medicine’s Indianapolis clinical partners.

Yes. Some residents do rotations at IU Health North and IU Health West hospitals. Residents will gain a diverse clinical training experience at the Indianapolis campus.

Interviewing begins in September each year.

Yes, the program accepts international applicants with J1 Visas.

Unlike other neurology residency programs, IU School of Medicine Adult Neurology residents have free access to printed copies and online editions of Seminars in Neurology, as well as Continuum Journals.

Largely due to the unparalleled education and clinical training residents receive, many IU School of Medicine Adult Neurology residents apply for jobs immediately following residency instead of planning for a fellowship year.

The Department of Neurology have a fellowship in acute stroke. As a result, residents see and manage acute stroke patients and determine intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (iv-tPA) and gain more experience than many fellowships offer throughout the country.