Fellowships

Neurosciences Fellows 

We offer clinical fellowships in the following areas:

Child Neurology
Program director: John Crawford, MD
Duration: 3 years
ACGME accredited
Apply through San Francisco Match

ALS Translational Research Fellowship
Program Director: John Ravits, MD
Duration: 2 years
1 fellow per year
Apply through John Ravits
Web page

Neurophysiology - EEG/Epilepsy Track
Program director: Vicente Iragui-Madoz, MD, PhD
Duration: 1 year
ACGME accredited
Apply through Sherri Koopman

Neurophysiology - EMG Track
Program director: Geoffrey Sheean, MBBS, FRACP
Duration: 1 year
ACGME accredited
Apply through Carolyn Vergara

Vascular Neurology (Stroke)
Program director: Thomas Hemmen, MD, PhD
Duration: 1 or 2 years
ACGME accredited (first year only)
Apply through themmen@ucsd.edu
Web page

Dementia (2 per year)
Program director: Douglas Galasko, M.D.
Duration: 2 years
Non-accredited
VA funded
Apply through Douglas Galasko

Movement Disorders/Dementia (2 per year) 
Program Director: Irene Litvan, MD
Duration: 1-2 years
1 at UCSD, 1 at VA Hospital
Non-accredited
Apply through Irene Litvan
Web page

Current fellows

Abdullah Al-Khalifah, MD – Child Neurology
Natanya Mishal, MD – Child Neurology 
Neggy Rismanchi, MD, PhD – Child Neurology
Brent Bluett, DO – Movement Disorders
Jamie LaBuzetta, MD – Neurocritical Care
Maxwell Ma, MD – Neurophysiology/EMG
Nicholas Jonas, MD – Neurophysiology/EEG
Maysun Ali, DO – Stroke
Hami Ramani, DO – Stroke