Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship Application Process

The Multiple Sclerosis 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.

Submitting an Application

Interested candidates are requested to submit their curriculum vitae and a personal statement explaining their interest and career goals in Multiple Sclerosis to Nuhad Abou Zeid, MD, fellowship director, or mail to:

Department of Neurology
Janeway Clinic Tower, 9th floor
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Medical Center Blvd
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

  • Completed application (pdf)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation (one letter must be from the director of your core residency program)
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)/National Board of Medical Examiner scores (copies are acceptable)
  • Current photograph

Foreign Medical Graduates

Foreign medical graduates must have passed the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (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.