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UC San Diego Neurology Residency Program

The Department of Neurosciences strives for excellence as we prepare neurologists for careers in academic medicine, clinical practice or research.

Program Information

How to Apply

About our Program

The high caliber of our clinical and research programs promotes a broad-based residency experience in neurology.

  • The department has an extensive and wide ranging clinical faculty that is actively involved in resident mentorship and education
  • Our research program ranks first out of 90 competitors in overall NIH grant funding.
  • The UC San Diego Neurosciences research program is the pre-eminent program of its kind in the country.

Neurosciences residents get exposure to nationally known clinicians and researchers in such fields as Alzheimer’s disease, neurovascular disorders, Neurocritical Care, Epilepsy, HIV neurology, movement disorders, stroke, and many others. See the Outpatient Experience page for more details.

Contact Us

Neurology Residency Training Program
Leena Kansal, MD
Program Director

Maria Miller
Administrative Coordinator
UCSD Medical Center
200 West Arbor Drive. MC 8465
San Diego, CA 92103-8465
Phone: (619) 543-6266

UCSD Departments

School of Medicine
Grad Medical Education
Neurosciences Grad Program

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