Application Process

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants to the residency program must be graduates of an approved United States or Canadian medical school. International/foreign medical graduates must be graduates of medical school recognized by the Medical Board of California and be eligible for a J1 visa. We do not sponsor H1B visa.

The Cedars-Sinai Neurology Residency program is an Advanced Program (PGY 2 - PGY 4). Completion of one year of preliminary medicine training accredited by the ACGME or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada is required. The first year of internship (PGY1) must include at least one of the following: Eight months in internal medicine with primary responsibility in patient care or six months in internal medicine with primary responsibility in patient care and a period of at least two months comprising one or more months of pediatrics, emergency medicine, internal medicine, or family medicine. Residents may spend up to four months in neurology during this year.

The Internal Medicine Program at Cedars-Sinai offers a preliminary internal medicine program. This program has 8 PGY 1 slots. Applicants have to apply separately to this program through ERAS.  The program number is: 103014P0. For more information about the preliminary program, please click here.

Application Process:

Applications are accepted through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Please check with your medical school for details about ERAS.

The application packets consists of:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Letter from Dean (MSPE)
  • 3 Letters of recommendation
  • USMLE Part 1 result
  • USMLE Part 2 result
  • Photograph

For international medical graduates, in addition to the items listed above, please provide the following items:

Match Process:

The Cedars-Sinai Neurology Residency Program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Please click here, for detailed information about the match process, registration, and timelines. Electronic access key is available through your medical school. 

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