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Didactic Curriculum

Below is a sample of the core didactic program. Lectures for the residents take place Monday – Friday at noon. The Department of Neurology Grand Rounds features the department’s faculty members, guest lecturers, visiting scholars, and live patient case presentations. 

Sample Didactic Schedule


  • Cerebrovascular Neurology Conference
  • Epilepsy Surgery Conference (every other week)
  • Child Neurology Clinical Conference [4 to 5 p.m.]
  • Journal Club [4 to 5 p.m.] (1st week)


  • Grand Rounds


  • Child Neurology Core Lecture


  • Neurology Subspecialty Lecture (1st, 2nd and 4th weeks)
  • Neuroradiology Conference (3rd week)


  • Neuromuscular Medicine alternating with Epilepsy (1st, 2nd and 3rd weeks)
  • Research Seminar (4th week)

Lectures are from 12 to 1 p.m., unless noted otherwise.

Optional Conferences 

Residents have the opportunity to attend various multi-disciplinary lectures such as:

  • Neuropathology/Oncology Conference – Tuesday, 7 to 8 a.m.
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology Conference – Wednesday through Friday, 7:30 to 8 a.m.
  • Neuromuscular (biopsy) – Friday, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.
  • Pediatric Grand Rounds – Friday, noon to 1 p.m.