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.