Department of Neurology

Movement Disorders Fellowship

The University of Toledo offers a one-year clinical fellowship in Movement Disorders, led by Program Director, Dr. Mehmood Rashid.  The training will take place at the UToledo/Promedica Neuroscience Center. Fellows will receive comprehensive training in the recognition, diagnosis, treatment, management, and rehabilitation of patients with movement disorders, such as Parkinson's Disease, atypical Parkinsonian syndromes, Huntington's Disease, Cerebellar Ataxias, Essential Tremor, Dystonia, etc.

Fellows will also receive extensive training in chemodenervation procedures,  DBS evaluation and programming.  Fellows will work under direct supervision of the movement disorders faculty, as well as faculty from Neurosurgery, Neuropsychology, Neuropathology and Neuroradiology.  Fellows will also  have protected time to complete a scholarly project during their fellowship and to attend educational activities such as didactics and conferences. 

Meet Our Team
Mehmood Rashid, M.D.

Mehmood Rashid, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology


Director, Movement Disorders Fellowship
Associate Clerkship Director

Brandi Hendrickson

Brandi Hendrickson

Fellowship Program Coordinator


Jennifer Amsdell, M.D.

Jennifer Amsdell, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director of DBS Program

Jomana Al-Hinti, M.D.

Jomana Al-Hinti, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Elmer

Lawrence Elmer, M.D.

Professor of Neurology

Director, The Center for Neurological Health

Dr. Subramanian

Thyagarajan Subramanian, M.D., MBA

Professor and Senior Associate
Dean of Research


Fellowship applicants must have the following:

  • Candidate should be board certified OR board eligible for Neurology
  • Completion of an ACGME Neurology residency
  • Demonstrated interest in the subject of movement disorders and has an interest to pursue it as a career
  • Must possess either an educational license OR an unrestricted license to practice medicine from the state of Ohio
  • Degree from an LCME accredited medical school for U.S. and Canadian graduates
  • Submission of step 1, 2, and 3 scores
  • CV
  • Medical school transcripts and Medical student performance evaluation
  • U.S. citizenship, permanent residency, or eligibility for H1B visa
  • 3 LORs 

View Current and Past Fellows

How to Apply

We will accept applications for one position each academic year. Please submit application materials through the SF Match.

Last Updated: 1/30/23