The IU School of Medicine Department of Neurology offers two residency programs. The Adult Neurology residency accepts ten residents per year and the Child Neurology residency accepts two residents each year. These are the only Adult and Child Neurology resident training programs in Indiana.
Neurology Residency Programs
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Attributes of the Neurology Residency program
Clinical experience with specialty experts
The neurology residency programs are conducted primarily in four adult hospitals and Riley Hospital for Children on the IU School of Medicine—Indianapolis campus. One full-time neurology department faculty member staffs each teaching hospital with inpatient and consult house staff at each rotation site. Because the patient population of each site is unique, residents benefit from a comprehensive experience in the full spectrum of neurological disorders. During the program, each resident rotates through the neurology services at IU Health University Hospital, IU Health Methodist Hospital, Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health, Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Hospital and Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Hospital. Clinical experience varies at different sites.
Residents meet daily for an educational conference, including lectures in neurophysiology, neuropathology, child neurology, stroke, general clinical neurology, behavioral neurology, neuropharmacology, journal club and weekly neuroscience rounds.
There is a long tradition of work in cerebrovascular disease at Indiana University School of Medicine. Many subspecialty research programs are investigating a wide range of neurological issues and treatments. The Department of Neurology faculty have particular expertise in neuro-oncology, neurogenetics, neuroimmunology, multiple sclerosis, central nervous system infections, neurofibromatosis, neurochemistry and neuropharmacology, and residents have many opportunities to participate in medical research.
Jaison A. Grimes, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Graduate Medical Education at IU School of Medicine
Additional information about applying for residency at IU School of Medicine and details on employment are available through the Office of Graduate Medical Education (GME). This office serves as the human resource office for residents and fellows. In collaboration with the school’s affiliated hospitals throughout Indiana, the Office of GME provides administrative guidance and professional development for program directors, faculty, residents, fellows and coordinators to enhance administrative expertise toward fulfilling state and national requirements for ACGME, NRMP and other specialty organizations.