Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship

At NYU Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center, our focus is on interdisciplinary compassionate patient care, clinical and translation research, and educating future physicians. Our Center offers two different types of fellowships in Clinical Care and in Research.

Information for applicants:

Interviews are conducted in Fall-Winter (1.5 years prior to start of fellowship) and decisions are made in Winter - early Spring of same year. Candidates who wish to apply at a later date should first contact fellowship director about availability of fellowship slots. Interested applicants should e-mail their C.V., a brief statement of interests, and the names and contact information of three references to the Program Director and the Program Coordinator.

For additional questions regarding fellowship opportunities, please contact Ilya Kister.

Program Director
Ilya Kister, MD
Ambulatory Care Center
240 East 38th Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 646-501-7500
Email: Ilya.Kister@nyumc.org

Senior Manager
Sylvie Rainaldi
Ambulatory Care Center
240 East 38th Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 646.501.7520
Email: Sylvie.Rainaldi@nyumc.org
CC: Luisa.Gutierrez@nyumc.org

Eligible candidates must have completed neurology residency training and hold a valid New York State license or a Limited Permit to practice medicine in the State of New York.


MS Clinical Fellowship

This yearlong fellowship provides intensive training in the diagnosis, evaluation and management of patients with Multiple Sclerosis as well as participation in clinical trials and research conducted at the Multiple Sclerosis Center. The fellows will be actively involved in the clinical management of patients and in weekly teaching conferences at the center.

For a full description of our clinical fellowship please click here.

Goals:

  • To educate physicians in diagnosis and management of the complex myriad of manifestations of Multiple Sclerosis and other demyelinating conditions.
  • To train physicians in the application of principles of rehabilitation medicine and quality of life outcomes in the context of chronic disabling disorders.

Rotations and Assignments:

  • The fellowship will be devoted to equally to clinical care (50% effort) and clinical research (50% effort).
    • Fellows spend time on clinic rotations at the MS Center and Neuro-Opthalmology clinic.
    • Fellows will visit MS inpatients at Tisch Hospital.
  • Fellows will participate in regular interdisciplinary team management conferences.

Requirements:

  • Eligible candidates must have completed an ACGME accredited neurology residency training and hold a valid New York State license or a Limited Permit (if not eligible for a New York State medical license) to practice medicine in the State of New York. Interested applicants should send their C.V., a brief statement of interests, and the names and contact information of three references to the Program Director and The Program Coordinator.

Contact:

Program Director
Ilya Kister, MD
Ambulatory Care Center
240 East 38th Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 646-501-7500
Email: Ilya.Kister@nyumc.org

Senior Manager
Sylvie Rainaldi
Ambulatory Care Center
240 East 38th Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 646.501.7520
Email: Sylvie.Rainaldi@nyumc.org
CC: Luisa.Gutierrez@nyumc.org

MS Research Fellowship

A yearlong fellowship in Multiple Sclerosis primarily focused on research. This fellowship is to primarily allow a fellow already trained in Multiple Sclerosis and demyelinating disorders the opportunity to apply their knowledge to research and obtain further training in this area.

For a full description of our research fellowship please click here.

Goals:

  • To further the development of novel clinical research measures in Multiple Sclerosis.
  • To educate physicians (primarily neurologists) in advances in pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management of the complex manifestations of Multiple Sclerosis and other demyelinating conditions.

Rotations and Assignments:

  • Fellows will dedicate a majority of their time in clinical or basic science research.
    • During this time the fellows are expected to either join an existing research endeavor or begin a new research project in the field of clinical or basic science in Multiple Sclerosis.
    • The fellows are responsible for submitting a proposal for IRB approval, performing laboratory experiments where applicable, reviewing data collected either retrospectively or prospectively, and analyzing the data.
    • By the end of this fellowship the fellows are expected to present the results at a scientific meeting either in the form of a poster, platform presentation, or publication in a peer reviewed journal.
  • Fellows may have supervised clinical time at Multiple Sclerosis Center.

Requirements:

  • Eligible candidates must have completed an ACGME accredited neurology residency training and hold a valid New York State license or a Limited Permit (if not eligible for a New York State medical license) to practice medicine in the State of New York. Interested applicants should send their C.V., a brief statement of interests, and the names and contact information of three references to the Program Director and The Program Coordinator.

Contact:

Program Director
Ilya Kister, MD
Ambulatory Care Center
240 East 38th Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 646-501-7500
Email: Ilya.Kister@nyumc.org

Senior Manager
Sylvie Rainaldi
Ambulatory Care Center
240 East 38th Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 646.501.7520
Email: Sylvie.Rainaldi@nyumc.org
CC: Luisa.Gutierrez@nyumc.org

Learn more about the NYU Langone Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center.

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