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Application Process

The minimum qualifications to apply to this program are:

  • US citizen or permanent resident status
  • Satisfactory completion of a US Residency in Neurology, Psychiatry, or fellowship in Infectious diseases

All applying trainees must submit the following documents by December 31 of the year prior to matriculation:

  • CV
  • Three letters of recommendation (one from Residency/ID Fellowship Director)
  • A one- to two-page essay describing your interest in pursuing research training, the specific track you are interested in, and a statement of your scientific interests

Documents may be mailed to:
The Johns Hopkins University
School of Medicine
ATTN: Justin McArthur
600 North Wolfe Street
Meyer 6-109
Baltimore, MD 21287

Submissions will be solicited each August for November 15th deadline. Applications will be made with the help of a pre-identified prospective mentor, wherever possible. The applications should briefly define the specific research project planned, the mentoring laboratory or clinical resources to be utilized, and the specific educational goals sought by the applicant.

When all applications have been received, the Executive Committee will distribute the applications to a primary reviewer based on the training program track. Once all applications have been reviewed, and Executive Committee meeting will be held to discuss all of the applicants. The strongest applicants will be identified and final selections will be made for interviews.

Decisions will be made by January 1 for matriculation July 1.

Contact us

To learn more about Johns Hopkins Department of Neurology: Neuroinfectious Disease Fellowship, please call: 443-287-0571.


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