Our Cognitive Fellowship program offers...

As a fellow, you will train under some of the nation's top clinicians, educators and researches. We have a highly collaborative faculty network, formal research seminars, informal presentations, journal reviews and didactic lectures that will stimulate your intellect and encourage you in the development of an outstanding career. Fellows who complete training in our programs will be eligible for board certification. We currently offer two programs:

Geriatric Cognitive Neurology Fellowship Curriculum

Training consists of a minimum one year clinical training in Geriatric Cognitive neurology. Training will consist of clinical training in care of geriatric patients with major attention to care for dementing, depressive and other behavioral and cognitive disorders including diagnosis and management of these conditions. Training in other areas will include longitudinal experience as well as options of elective rotations. Fellows will also be encouraged to perform research projects in conjunction with designated OSUWMC faculty. 

Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology Fellowship Curriculum

Training consists of a minimum one year clinical training with major attention to care of dementing depressive and other behavioral and cognitive disorders including diagnosis and management of their conditions. There will options for elective rotations. Fellows will be encouraged to perform research projects with OSUWMC faculty appropriate to their clinical interests and career goals. A second year of fellowship is available for fellows interested in a greater research focus.

Cognitive Fellowship Curriculum

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in our fellowship training programs. You may download a PDF of the application below. Complete and submit it along with the other required documents noted below to the program coordinator listed on the application. Applications may be scanned and emailed or faxed. Or simply mail a hard copy of all materials to the street address listed on the application form.

Cognitive Fellowship
Application requirements include:

  • Completed application form
  • Transcript of medical school grades
  • Three letters of recommendation from physicians you have worked with, addressed to Doug Scharre, MD
  • Curriculum vitae
  • U.S. Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) score
  • Copy of your Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate if you are a foreign medical graduate
Download Cognitive Division Fellowship Application

For More Information

If you have questions or need more information about Neurology fellowships at Ohio State, please contact Neurology Program Coordinator Sue Buchan at sue.buchan@osumc.edu or 614-685-6755.

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