Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Application Process

We have an unexpected 2020-2021 Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship position available.  If you are interested in the position beginning July 1, 2020, please apply as soon as possible.


The Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship at Wake Forest School of Medicine is a one-year training program. Two fellows are selected each year.

Each applicant is required to have completed a residency program in either adult or pediatric neurology or physical medicine and rehabilitation accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education in the U.S. or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of 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 a Neuromuscular Fellowship application through the AANEM Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Portal.  The portal will be launch on January 1, 2021.

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

Submitting an Application

Complete your application through the AANEM Neuromuscular Fellowship Portal.  The portal will open on March 1, 2021 for candidates.

Required Documents

  • AANEM NM Fellowship Application
  • USMLE/COMLEX Transcript
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of your ECFMG certificate if you are a foreign medical graduate.
  • 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. Interviews may also be conducted via Skype or Facetime media if travel or time restrictions exist.

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.