Frequently Asked Questions

How many fellows are there?

1 per year

How / where does the fellow spend their time?

The fellow has both outpatient clinics dedicated to neuroimmunology patients and intermittent inpatient consults for acute cases.

What kinds of patients does the fellow see?

We have a rich referral pool and fellows see a range of neuroimmune disease pathologies in patients with diverse background; see a list of diagnoses here.

Is there any call for the fellows?

There is no night or weekend call for the fellow; the fellow will see inpatient super-consults when appropriate.

Is there flexibility in the curriculum?

Yes, the fellow can tailor elective clinics or inpatient experiences to target areas of interest.

Can fellows do research?

Yes, fellows can learn about and participate in clinical trials, design and execute small retrospective studies, and publish case series/reports.

Are there opportunities for the fellow to teach?

Yes, fellows are heavily involved in teaching residents and medical students; there is flexibility to engage in extra teaching and teaching skills development / work-shops.

Can fellows attend any national conferences?

Yes, our fellows will have divisional / departmental support to attend at least one national conference.

What is life in Iowa City like?

Iowa City is a bustling college city with abundant opportunities for cuisine, culture, arts and sports while remaining affordable, safe, and convenient; learn more about life in Iowa City here.

How can I get more information?

Please contact our Fellowship Program Coordinator, Heather Clement for more information.

How can I apply?

See our application requirements here; please contact Heather Clement to submit application material.