The Adult Epilepsy Program is a one-year ACGME fellowship in adult epilepsy. The one-year fellowship is ACGME approved for adult epilepsy with the emphasis in video EEG monitoring and the evaluation of patients for epilepsy surgery. The fellowship is centered in a 12-bed video/EEG monitoring unit with state-of-the-art digital equipment. Training is provided in the interpretation of EEG, video/EEG, intracranial video/EEG, intraoperative electrocorticography and evoked potentials. Fellows also participate in busy outpatient clinics.

Regular activities of the section include

  • Daily review of video/EEG telemetry
  • Daily review of routine inpatient and outpatient EEG and evoked potential studies
  • Weekly epilepsy surgery conference
  • Weekly clinical neurophysiology lecture series
  • Monthly joint adult-pediatric epilepsy surgery conference
  • Monthly journal club
  • Monthly teaching conference for residents

Prerequisites for application

  • Successful completion of an approved four-year residency program
  • Must be able to obtain personal Missouri medical license
  • Must be able to obtain personal BNDD License
  • Must be able to obtain personal DEA License

Interested applicants must complete the following:

  1. Completed ERAS application (1842818003)
  2. Current CV
  3. A personal statement (indicating their interest in Adult Epilepsy)
  4. USMLE or COMLEX scores (Step 3 or Level 3 must be completed prior to beginning your fellowship training)
  5. Three letters of recommendation, with at least one from a faculty member from the applicant’s primary residency program.

The Clinical Competency and Program Evaluation Committees will review all applications prior to extending an interview offer to qualified candidates. These committees and other faculty will review all interviewed candidates prior to submitting our rank list via NRMP.

For more information, please contact:

Keith Day, MD
c/o Shelby Merrell
Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Avenue
Campus Box 8111
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-747-2789