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Neurology Residency

Neurology Residency

Welcome to the Neurology Residency at NYU Long Island Grossman School of Medicine, where we are dedicated to nurturing exceptional clinical neurologists and fostering a passion for clinical and basic neuroscience research.

Our mission is to provide culturally competent, evidence-based, and compassionate care to the diverse patient population of Long Island. Under the guidance of Harpaul S. Bhamra, MD, program director, our residents benefit from a singular, cohesive learning environment, focusing on advanced diagnostic and therapeutic services. We offer a rich clinical setting, allowing residents to immerse themselves in a wide range of neurologic cases.

Our program offers a supportive and collaborative environment, emphasizing mentorship, regular resident forums, wellness initiatives, and social gatherings. As a resident of our program, you have access to a vibrant community, allowing you to explore diverse neurologic subspecialties that enrich your educational experience.

We invite you to explore the opportunities and welcoming community at NYU Grossman Long Island School of Medicine and learn more about our Neurology Residency Curriculum.

How to Apply

The Department of Neurology at NYU Grossman Long Island School of Medicine offers a three-year, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)–accredited Neurology Residency.

Applicants must have graduated or be graduating from U.S. or Canadian allopathic medical schools accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), U.S. osteopathic medical schools accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), or non-U.S. or Canadian schools accredited by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) in possession of a currently valid certificate.

International medical graduates must have one of the following:

  • U.S. citizenship
  • permanent legal residency status (i.e., a green card)
  • a J-1 visa sponsored by the ECFMG
    • NYU Grossman Long Island School of Medicine does not offer H-1B visa sponsorship
  • an Employment Authorization Document (EAD)

Applicants must complete one year of preliminary medicine training accredited by the ACGME or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The first year of internship must include at least one of the following:

  • eight months in internal medicine with primary responsibility in patient care
  • six months in internal medicine with primary responsibility in patient care and at least two months in pediatrics, emergency medicine, internal medicine, or family medicine

Applications are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) system. You submit a standardized application, letters of reference, the Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) also known as a dean’s letter, transcripts, and other supporting documents through ERAS. 

We offer positions to applicants through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), also known as The Match. The Neurology Residency NRMP code is 1455180A0. Upon completion of The Match in March, the residency program and applicants are notified of the results.

Contact Us

If you have questions about the Neurology Residency, please contact Ashley Kirk, residency program coordinator, at

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