Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship

Overview

The Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship is a one-year ACGME-accredited program in which fellows train in the diagnosis and management of neuromuscular disorders. Fellows gain proficiency in electrodiagnostic studies (EMG); botulinum injections; nerve ultrasound; performing skin biopsies; and other procedures. Clinical experience is complemented by a variety of case conferences including waveform review conference, nerve and muscle biopsy pathology review, journal club discussions, and traditional didactics. Fellows spend the majority of their time at Boston Medical Center with a monthly clinic at Boston Children’s Hospital for pediatric neuromuscular medicine exposure. Upon completion of the program, fellows are eligible to sit for the ABPN Neuromuscular Medicine board examination.

Program Highlights

  • Four faculty members with diverse expertise and experience
  • Intensive training in a variety of procedures including skin biopsies and botulinum injections
  • State of the art electromyography laboratory
  • Clinical experience at the internationally renowned Boston University Multidisciplinary Amyloidosis Center
  • Robust research opportunities under faculty guidance on a variety of topics including amyloidosis and quality improvement in neurophysiology
  • Weekly protected academic time for pursuit of scholarship
  • Paid registration to annual Boston University Practical Approach to Electromyography and Neuromuscular Conference
  • Paid annual AAN membership fee.

Boston Medical Center offers a range of benefits and stipends all listed on the BMC web pages. Follow this link to view details.

Teaching Faculty

Ariel Marks, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Program Director, Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship

Peter Siao, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Director, EMG Laboratory

Deandrea A. King, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Requirements

Applicants must have completed an ACGME-accredited neurology residency training program by time of matriculation. Applicants must also be eligible for medical licensure in Massachusetts.

How to Apply:

  • Please apply through the AANEM Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Portal.  You will be prompted to submit a curriculum vitae (CV), a one-page letter of interest, USMLE scores, ECFMG certificate (if applicable) and three (3) letters of recommendation.
  • Applications will be reviewed starting on March 1, 2025. Interviews will be conducted from March to May 2025, held virtually.
  • The program accepts one (1) fellow per year.

Contact:

Ariel Marks, MD
Director, Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Boston University School of Medicine
85 East Concord Street, 1st floor
Boston, MA 02118
2023-2024 Fellow
Dominique V. Low, MD