SIGN hosts regular career talks, mock interviews for residency applicants, and an annual Brain Awareness Week, which coincides with the MS2 Brain & Behavior course and is co-hosted by Psych-SIG.
The Neurology Clerkship is a required core medical student clerkship. During this four-week clerkship, students are assigned in one- or two-week blocks to a combination of the following services:
- Parkland General Neurology service
- Parkland Stroke Neurology
- Parkland Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
- William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital (CUH) General Neurology
- CUH Consult Neurology
- CUH Neurocritical Care
- Child Neurology inpatient service
- VA Neurology Consult (four weeks)
- Outpatient clinics
During the COVID-19 pandemic, clerkship students are also assigned to Aston subspecialty clinics and excellent local neurology private practice groups.
The Neurology faculty enthusiastically engages medical students of all levels in research activities. Projects are available for dedicated summer or Scholarly Activity blocks, as well as more longitudinal experiences. Opportunities cover a broad array of subject matter, ranging from basic science to clinical and translational research to medical education. Students are encouraged to participate in the presentation and publication of the work. For more information about medical student research, please contact:
(Neurology Sub-Internship, Neurocritical Care Sub-Internship and Pediatric Neurology pre-requisites: completion of Neurology core clerkship and Internal Medicine core clerkship)
- The materials requested under "Application Requirements" on UTSW's Visiting Student application page
- USMLE Step 1 score
- Personal statement explaining why you chose this particular elective, what you expect to achieve, and how you think it will help your future training
These must be submitted for your application to be considered for review.