Department of Neurology

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Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship

A yearlong fellowship and combined track with a focus on EEG. 

We are excited to announce that the Department of Neurology has received initial accreditation from the ACGME for a  Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship program. 

The fellowship, led by Dr. Ajaz Sheikh, is one-year in length and will have one position available each year.  The program is a combined track with a focus on EEG, however, the curriculum is flexible, and changes may be discussed with the Program Director.  Fellows successfully completing the program will be eligible for certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.


Prior to appointment in the program, applicants must have successfully completed an ACGME accredited residency program in neurology, child neurology, or neurodevelopment disabilities. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or be eligible for H1B visa or J1 visa sponsorship through the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). 

How to apply

We are currently looking to fill one position for the 2024-2025 academic year.  Interested applicants should send CV to

For 2025-2026 positions, our program will be participating in the Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology Match conducted through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). Questions regarding the process or program may be directed to Melissa Crisp at 

current fellow

Mariam Noor, MD

Mariam Noor, M.D. 

Incoming Fellow

Sumayya Naz, M.D.

Sumayya Naz, M.D.


Meet our Team
Dr. Ajaz Sheikh

Ajaz Sheikh, M.D.

Associate Professor
Program Director

Melissa Crisp

Melissa Crisp

Fellowship Program Coordinator


Last Updated: 7/11/23