Program Details - Emory University

(404) 778-2190
Dept. of Neurosurgery
Atlanta ,GA 30322-0001
United States of America

Residency Program Information

Program Director: Nelson M. Oyesiku, MD, PhD, FAANS
Residency Coordinator(s):  Kim Macon
Coordinator Email(s):
Coordinator Phone(s):  (404) 778-2190

PROGRAM Details:
Year Training Program Established: 1948
# of Residents per Year: 3
Number of Neurosurgical Faculty: 43
Neurosurgical Department's Annual Case:
Amount of Annual Book Fund per Resident: 500
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During PGY Year:PGY 5, PGY 6
Resident Call Responsibilities: Yes
Cadaver Lab: YES
How Often and What Type of Lab: 
Publication Requirement: At least one
Primary Training Hospital: Emory University Hospital
Additional Hospitals in Training Program: 4
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Program Philosophy:
Outline of Rotations: PGY1: Neuro-ICU (3 mos), Neurosurgery (2 mos), NS Clinic (1 mo), SRS/Radiology/Pathology/Anesthesiology (2 mos), Neuro-Ophthalmology (1 mo), Pediatric Surgery (1 mo), ENT (1 mo), Surgery ICU (1 mo); PGY-2: Neurosurgery junior rotation at Emory University Hospital (12 mos); PGY-3: Neurosurgery junior rotation at Grady Memorial Hospital (8 mos), Interventional Neuro-Radiology (4 mos); PGY-4: Neurosurgery junior rotation at Emory University Hospital - Midtown (4-8 mos), Pediatric Neurosurgery (4-8 mos); PGY-5: Research/Electives (12 mos); PGY-6: Research/Electives (12 mos); PGY-7: Neurosurgery chief rotation at Emory University Hospital (8 mos); Neurosurgery chief rotation at Grady Memorial Hospital (4 mos)
Available Enfolded Fellowships: Cerebrovascular, Functional and Stereotactic Surgery, Interventional Neuro-Radiology, Neuro-Critical Care, Neuro-Oncology, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Spine
% OF Finishing Residents Passing ABNS Oral Exam 1st over 5 years: 88
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Travel Allowance: YES
Conference Schedule: Every Thursday, 6:30a-8:30p (Education Conference and Grand Rounds, 1 hour each)

Number of Interview Sessions: 3
Length of Interview (Days): 2
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