Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship

The UW Neurology Department is committed to recruiting, training and promoting a diverse community of scholars. We welcome diverse individuals and are committed to including residents, fellows and faculty of diverse race, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation. We believe that diversity and inclusion are crucial components in providing both excellent patient care and an excellent learning environment.


Director: Leo H. Wang, MD, PhD
Co-Director: Michael D. Weiss, MD
Asistant Director: Maxwell T. Ma, MD

The University of Washington Department of Neurology is currently recruiting for an ACGME-accredited neuromuscular medicine fellow for 2020-2021.The fellow would be board eligible for the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine and ABPN certificate in neuromuscular medicine. The fellowship is for one year with a chance to do a second year of basic/translational research with world-renowned muscular dystrophy researchers.


Application Process

Please send CV, 3 letters of reference (including a letter from your current program director) a letter of interest to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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The UW Neuromuscular Fellowship Program accepts foreign national physicians who meet UW Eligibility and Selection requirements into its accredited Fellowship program. Foreign nationals requiring visa sponsorship must obtain a J-1 visa sponsored by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). The UW does not generally provide H-1B sponsorship for residents or fellows in its clinical training programs unless the resident/fellow is otherwise ineligible for a J-1 visa. Requests for H-1B visa sponsorship are reviewed on a case-by-case basis and are subject to approval by the UW GME Office and the UW Provost's Office. Please refer to UW Medicine Graduate Medical Education Policies and Procedures for more detail.


Previous Graduates

Graduate Fellowship Position Current Position
Najwa Al-Bustani, MD Neurophysiology Fellow (2013-2014)
Neuromuscular Fellow (2014-2015)
Academics, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Jamila Madhani, MD Neuromuscular Fellow (2015-2016) Private Practice, Vancouver, BC
Adam Reynolds, MD Neuromuscular Fellow (2015-2016) Private Practice, Arizona
Benjamin Koo, MD Neuromuscular Fellow (2016-2017) Private Practice, WA
Olivia Yambem, MD Neuromuscular Fellow (2017-2018) Private Practice, AZ
Matthew Preston, MD Neuromuscular Fellow (2017-2018) Academics, UW
Haley Anderson Neurophysiology Fellow- Neuromuscle Track (2017-2018) Private Practice, UW