Whether you’re interested in pursuing residency training or advanced fellowship opportunities, the department offers a wide array of options to learn from recognized experts in neurology.

Learn about our supportive learning environment and our fun, affordable city.

Residency training

The Department of Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is committed to training the next generation of leaders in neurological care. Residents learn in a supportive, collaborative and multidisciplinary training environment, with comprehensive fellowship options after residency.

Adult Neurology

A four-year categorical program providing comprehensive training with generous elective time

Pediatric Neurology

A large, multidisciplinary program with abundant clinical and research opportunities

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Four- and three-year options, run in partnership with Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship training

Fellowships are offered in many of the sections and subsections/subspecialties within the Department of Neurology. 

Postdoctoral research opportunities

Postdoctoral research training is available in our many research laboratories.

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Medical student education

The Department of Neurology offers a comprehensive and integrated curriculum in basic and clinical neurological sciences. Didactics and training experiences are offered through all four years of medical school.

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Living in St. Louis

Our city will surprise you! It’s fun, affordable and family friendly, with plenty of cultural, outdoor and sports activities to support a well-rounded lifestyle.

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Recordings are available for the 20th annual William J. Powers Evidence-Based Management of Cerebrovascular Disease series.

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Washington University School of Medicine is part of the Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children’s Hospital Graduate Medical Education (GME) Consortium, a collaborative partnership between the institutions to provide advanced medical education. The GME Consortium oversees more than 80 training programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and more than 40 programs in specialties with no accrediting oversight.