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Application Process


The minimum qualifications to apply to this fellowship program are:

  • Satisfactory completion of a residency in neurology, psychiatry, or other that includes a fellowship in infectious diseases
  • M.D. license (or equivalent) is required for this fellowship program (approximately 20% clinical/patient care duties)
Please note: U.S. and international applicants can apply to the program. All applicants are encouraged to obtain funding from available resources such as: MS Society grants, AAN fellowship grants, institutional resources, etc. This will be decided on a case-by-case basis, so please apply!


Documents needed:

ALL applicants must submit the following documents by December 1st, 2020 for a start date of July 1st, 2022:

  • Current curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Three letters of recommendation (one from residency program director or fellowship program director)
  • USMLE (Steps 1-3, or all available); LMCC score reports (Canadian applicants)
  • Personal statement: One page describing your interest in pursuing a clinical research fellowship and a statement of your scientific interests

The applications should briefly define the specific research project planned, the mentoring laboratory or clinical resources to be utilized (if known), and the specific educational goals sought by the applicant.

Letters of recommendation (LORs) may be addressed to (LOR writers should send them directly to
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Department of Neurology
Attn: Dr. Peter Calabresi
600 North Wolfe Street
Pathology 509
Baltimore, MD 21287

NOTE: please send all application materials and letters of recommendation via EMAIL to 

Review/selection process: 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 during January, February and March each year. The applicants will be ranked and chosen by the Executive Committee by April. Selected applicants will begin training by July 1st.

Contact us

To learn more about the Johns Hopkins University Department of Neurology Neuroimmunology Fellowship, please contact the Program Administrator:

Heather Thomas, M.B.A.
Phone: 443-287-0571

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