Application Process

Applications for the fellowship are received beginning in the spring of the year preceding start of the fellowship on July 1st. Application requires:

  • completion of the formal application form which can be downloaded below
  • submission of a CV
  • letter of intent
  • three letters of reference which the applicant should arrange to be forwarded to the fellowship director
  • a photo

All materials should be sent to:

Dr. Richard Mattson, Professor of Neurology,
Attention: Christina Patten, Department of Neurology,
Yale School of Medicine,
P.O. Box 208018, 
New Haven, CT 06520-8018.

Upon review of completed applications and materials, the applicant may be invited for an interview which will take a complete day, beginning at approximately 9:00 am and ending at about 5:00 pm. Travel and accommodation information will follow, along with a confirmation letter and interview schedule. Please contact Christina Patten at (203) 785-4836, at any time for further information regarding the fellowship.

Prerequisites for the fellowship include completion of a U.S. accredited neurology residency and at least four months of EEG/clinical neurophysiology (during training of residency or in a separate clinical neurophysiology fellowship). Applicants should be neurology board eligible.

For more information about the fellowship please visit the Epilepsy Program website.


See the Yale Epilepsy Program website for the Epilepsy Fellowship application.