Welcome

to the Mass General Brigham Neurology Residency at Harvard Medical School

Congratulations on choosing Neurology as your career path, and thank you for your interest in the Mass General Brigham residency program! We are deeply committed to training expert clinicians, neuroscientists, clinical investigators, and medical educators who will go on to be future leaders in the field of Neurology.

Our residency program benefits from the combined resources of two premier teaching hospitals, Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital, and the outstanding teaching faculty of Harvard Medical School.

Our Program Highlights

Clinical Excellence

Our residents see an incredible breadth and depth of neurology, giving them the experience needed to become sophisticated clinicians in all facets of our field.

Mentorship

We are deeply committed to building a rich, individualized network of mentors for each of our residents. These relationships are among the most important aspects of residency training and are the cornerstone of lifelong success.

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Research

There are endless opportunities to participate in cutting-edge basic science, translational, and clinical research here in Boston, making the perfect environment for our residents to make impressive academic contributions.

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Resident as Teacher

Our residents are inspired by renowned clinician educators and receive hands-on, practical instruction on the craft of teaching -- an essential skill for every neurologist.

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Wellness

We are passionate about the wellness of our residents! We make sure that our clinical schedules afford a healthy work-life balance, and we love organizing great team-building social events throughout the year.

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Flexibility

Our core curriculum is complemented by a wealth of elective time, allowing residents to create an individualized residency experience that best suits their evolving interests.

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Diversity

Diversity and equity are core values that shape all aspects of our program, the care we provide to our patients, and our effort to lessen disparities across individuals.

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Global Health

Our program offers many impactful ways to gain experience and expertise studying disparities in health and other issues in global and humanitarian neurology.

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In the news

MGB Neurology Residency Virtual Open House

Wednesday, September 15th, 6pm EST

Learn more and register:
https://partners.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qkSfBUStRGOuocfCUUlhug

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New Publication

Congrats to NM3 Caleb McEntire and alumna Giovanna Manzano on their recent publication in Neurology’s Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation!  

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Residency BBQ

Perfect weekend weather for a residency social gathering with BBQ and good vibes!

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Farewell Cake for Jay

The inpatient neurology nurses celebrate Jay’s last day as a general neurology PA with cake!

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Team Ice Cream

Our inpatient RDA team gets ice cream together on a sunny summer afternoon!

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Whitewater Rafting Trip

The incoming NM1s joined residents and faculty at our annual whitewater rafting trip!

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New NM1 Welcome Picnic

We are excited to have our new NM1s join the neurology family! And extra happy to have in-person gatherings with them again!

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Class of 2021 Graduation

We are so proud of the Class of 2021! They graduated at the end of June and are moving on to bigger and better things! They have very bright futures ahead of them!

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Community Outreach Co-Officer

Ana-Lucia Garcia Guarniz was selected as Community Outreach Co-Officer of the MGH CDI (Center for Diversity and Inclusion) Residency and Fellow Committee for this new academic year 2021-2022!

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Bake and Cocktail Making Class

Neurology residents enjoyed a virtual “Bake and Cocktail making class” – a dessert and a cocktail were chosen and the non-alcoholic ingredients left in Resident workrooms for participants to pick up beforehand. The group of 15 met on Saturday the 19th via Zoom for a fun evening of Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough cups and Aviation cocktails!

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Resident Presentation

PGY-3 Jill Berkman has been selected to lead a session at the 2021 AAN meeting, entitled "Health Equity for Neurology Residents". She and a select faculty panel will be discussing the development and implementation of a health equity curriculum for Neurology residents, including the work she has already done in our own program. We are so proud of the work Jill is doing to advance justice and equity at all levels of Neurology. The session will be 4/20/21 from 3-4pm, hope to see you there!

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Resident Publication

PGY-3 Doug Wilcox published an observational study of patients with EEE, including investigating the effects of IVIG and high-dose steroids on outcomes. Amazing work, Doug! This study illuminates the clinical characteristics and effect of treatment in patients with an uncommon viral encephalitis.

Our Hospitals

Our residency program combines the neurology services of Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women’s -- two of the world’s most prestigious teaching hospitals. Our residents also benefit greatly from clinical experiences at Children’s Hospital of Boston and the Boston VA Hospitals.

At A Glance

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