Cognitive Neurology Clinical Research Fellowship

The Cognitive Neurology Division at the Schulich School of Medicine in London, ON Canada offers a 2 year fellowship position in cognitive and behavioural neurology. The fellowship is designed to train clinician-researchers in behavioural and cognitive neurology. Dr. Elizabeth Finger and Dr. Stephen Pasternak serve as the primary supervisors, with additional research co-supervisors from the Western University faculty based on the applicant's research interests. Fellows will also have opportunities to gain clinical training through geriatric medicine, movement disorder and geriatric psychiatry clinics. Research conducted at Western University spans clinical trials in neurodegenerative diseases, mechanisms of social cognition, movement disorders, and advanced MRI and PET imaging methods at Robarts Research Institute and Lawson Health Research Institute. Research imaging facilities include 3T and 7T MRI scanners and a hybrid PET/MRI scanner.

Selection Criteria

Application review and Interview with Cognitive Neurology Fellowship Supervisors.

Application Deadlines

Accepted on a rolling basis, based on availability. International candidates should apply 9 months before the start date.

Application Process

To apply for this fellowship, interested applicants should send the following documents to Dr. Elizabeth Finger:

  • A current CV
  • Copy of medical degree (with English translation if applicable)
  • Copy of specialty certification (with English translation if applicable)
  • Three letters of reference
  • Proof of citizenship (copy of passport or birth certificate)
  • Letter of Intent

 *If you are a sponsored international fellow, your sponsor must submit your application on your behalf directly to the PGME Office.

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