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McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - Pediatric Track

225 E. Chicago Ave
Box 51
Chicago, IL 60611

Training Program Director

Abigail Schwaede, MD

Training Program Coordinator

Zulaika Guzman

Other Staff

Gorden Rhutasel
Arjun Seth

ACGME Accredited
1 Pediatrics Fellowship position for the 2025-2026 Fellowship Year.
Considering: Neurology & PM&R Candidates

3 Letters of Recommendation requested for applying

The McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University offers a one-year, ACGME-accredited Neuromuscular Medicine fellowship that provides comprehensive training in electrodiagnosis (EMG), muscle and nerve biopsy and inpatient/outpatient management disorders in adult and pediatric population. The program offers core competency training in the clinical evaluation and management of neuromuscular disorders defined as diseases of the peripheral nerve, muscle, neuromuscular junction and anterior horn cell. The program provides training in the care of neuromuscular patients in the outpatient clinic setting (MDA, ALS and General Neuromuscular Clinics) as well as in the inpatient setting. Training include performance and interpretation of autonomic testing, nerve conduction studies, repetitive nerve stimulation, needle EMG, single fiber EMG, quantitative motor unit analysis. The opportunity to get involved in clinical research projects is also available.Fellows will be involved at the following institutions during the fellowship: Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Ann & Robert H Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Shirley Ryan Ability Laboratory.

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