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Adult Neurology Residency Curriculum

  • PGY 1 - Preliminary Year

    The PGY1 year, or preliminary year, for Adult Neurology residents begins with nine months of inpatient and outpatient clinics through the Internal Medicine Program in the Department of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. Interns conclude the year with neurology and psychiatry/behavioral neurology rotations before ending with one month in the classroom at Brain Camp.

    Time Training Focus Details
    9 months Internal Medicine Inpatient and Outpatient
    1 month Neurology Consults
    1 month Psychiatry/Behavioral Neurology Outpatient
    1 month Brain Camp  Classroom

  • PGY2
    The PGY2 year of the Adult Neurology Residency Program emphasizes clinical evaluation and management of patients at four adult hospitals and the children’s hospital and outpatient clinics on the school’s Indianapolis campus. The goal of this training year is to obtain clinical competence in general neurology.
    Time Location Service Type
    3 months IU Health Methodist Hospital Inpatient Consult
    1.5 months Eskenazi Hospital Inpatient Consult
    1.5 months Roudebush VA Medical Center Inpatient Consult
    1.5 months Roudebush VA Medical Center Outpatient
    1.5 months Eskenazi Hospital Outpatient
    1 month IU Health Neuroscience Center Outpatient
    2 months Riley Hospital for Children Outpatient
  • PGY3
    The PGY3 year of residency training emphasizes the foundations of clinical neuroscience.
    Time Training Focus Details
    2 months Comprehensive course in Neuroanatomy Classroom
    3 months Elective/Selective  
    1 month
    Electroencephalography (EEG)
    2 months Electromyography (EMG)
    1 month Neuroradiology  
    3 months  Adult Neurology Inpatient Consult 1 month Roudebush at VA Medical Center, 1 month at Eskenazi Hospital, 1 month at IU Health University Hospital

  • PGY4
    During the PGY4 year, the senior Adult Neurology resident assumes a role with greater decision-making responsibility in the clinical setting. These residents enhance their teaching skills with greater roles in the ward, clinic and lecture settings.
    Time Location Service Type
    2 months IU Health Methodist Hospital, Eskenazi Hospital, Roudebush VA Medical Center Inpatient consult
    1 month Neuro-ophthalmology  
    1 month  Pediatric Neurology Outpatient consult
    8 months Elective/Selective