Epilepsy Fellowship Application Process

The Epilepsy Fellowship at Wake Forest School of Medicine is a one-year training program. The fellowships in Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology-EEG alternate acceptance each year.

A two-year combined fellowship option may also be available. For more information, please contact fellowship coordinator April Edwards.

Each applicant is required to have completed an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-accredited residency program in neurology, child neurology or neurodevelopment disabilities in the U.S. or Canada.

Applicants must qualify for licensure by the North Carolina Board of Medical Examiners and must be board-eligible for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Application process

Applicants must complete the Epilepsy Fellowship application and submit the required documents. Competitive candidates will be contacted directly for an interview. Applicants are encouraged to submit their information as soon as possible, as interview slots are limited.

Application Deadline

Accepting applications for the 2020-2021 fellowship year.

Submitting an Application

Please submit the Epilepsy Fellowship application along with the mentioned required documents to:

April Edwards, Fellowship Coordinator
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157

Competitive candidates will be contacted directly for an interview. Applicants are encouraged to submit their information as soon as possible, as interview slots are limited.

Required Documents

As part of the application process, prospective fellows will need to submit the following documentation:

  • USMLE Step I, II, and III scores
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Exchange Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates certification (if applicable)
  • Personal statement or letter of interest explaining career choice and goals
  • Three letters of recommendation to be addressed to the program director (one letter must be from your core residency program director)
  • Current photograph

Interview Process

Invitations for interviews will be sent by email from our fellowship coordinator.

Foreign Medical Graduates

Foreign medical graduates must have passed the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Gradates (ECFMG) and USMLE exams. For more information, visit the ECFMG website. We sponsor J-1 visas only, which you must have at the time of your application.