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.

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.

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.

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 Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry Fellowship Application


Douglas Scharre, MD

Director - Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology Fellowship

Professor, Department of Neurology

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