How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in the Neurological Surgery Residency Program at Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. Applicants for training must be students in or graduates of an accredited medical school.

To apply to the program, please visit the websites of the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) website.

The deadline for applications is October 15.

Interview Dates

Dates for interviews in 2019 are as follows:

  • Saturday, October 26th
  • Wednesday, November 6th
  • Saturday, December 14th

Dinner will be hosted by the faculty and current residents the evening before each interview.

Application Requirements

Requirements to apply for the neurosurgery residency program include:

  • Application
  • Personal statement
  • Three current letters of recommendation
  • Dean's letter and medical school transcripts
  • USMLE scores - passing the USMLE 1 and 2 on the first attempt
  • Additional information required for foreign medical school graduates
  • ECFMG certification
    Visa information - University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center prefers a J1 visa

For more information, please contact:

Lois A. Hengenius
Residency Coordinator
Case Western Reserve University
11100 Euclid Avenue, HAN 5042
Cleveland, OH 44106
Phone: 216-844-3472
Fax: 216-844-3014

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