Program Overview

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine /Hospital for Special Care Neuromuscular Fellowship is an ACGME accredited one-year program emphasizing clinical bedside and clinical research experience. The primary site is based at University of Connecticut Health Center, John Dempsey Hospital in Farmington, Connecticut. It is a teaching hospital, general hospital, and medical school that is an academic health center that excels in teaching and research as well as clinical care.

The other major participating site is the Hospital for Special Care, New Britain, CT. It offers multidisciplinary neuromuscular care for the region in a primarily outpatient setting. The outpatient clinics of Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Farmington, CT provide comprehensive pediatric neuromuscular services. The fellow will be exposed to a full range of emergency, inpatient and outpatient management of neuromuscular disorders. Neuromuscular teaching will take place through didactic sessions scheduled throughout the year, inpatient consultations, adult and pediatric EMG and neuromuscular clinics.

Salary is very competitive and fellows enjoy a full benefits package that includes medical, dental, life and disability insurance, professional liability, and a tax sheltered investment program. Other benefits offered within the program include book and travel expenses and four weeks of paid vacation/educational leave.