Application Process

All applications for the Neurology Residency Program at North Shore-LIJ Health System must be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS), sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

For information about ERAS, call (202) 828-0413.  

ERAS requires you to send them a personal statement and three letters of reference. Your medical school transcript, USMLE and/or COMLEX scores, and the Dean’s letter will be automatically uploaded into the ERAS database.

Please ensure that you have registered with the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Information about the NRMP may be found on their website. For information about the National Residency Match Program, applicants should contact the Help Desk specialists at 1-866-617-5838. 

All correspondence concerning the residency program should be addressed to:
Karin Oberlander, MPA
Program Coordinator

Phone: (516) 562-2303

Fax: (516) 365-8128

Mail to:
Karin Oberlander, MPA
Department of Neurology
North Shore-LIJ Health System
300 Community Drive, Tower Pavilion – 9th Floor
Manhasset, NY 11030

Interviews for invited applicants take place on Fridays, from November through January. The interview program will begin at 7:30 a.m. and will conclude no later than 4 p.m. The interview program includes Grand Rounds, Professor Rounds, tours of the facilities, lunch with the Neurology residents, and individual interviews with members of the faculty.

Second Visits
We are happy to help coordinate a second visit for applicants who wish to spend more time visiting our program.  During a second visit, we will arrange for you to round with one of the inpatient teams and to attend morning report, and attending rounds.  We can also arrange for you to meet with additional faculty and residents on request. Applicants who wish a second visit should contact Sueanna Torres following their interview.  Please note that second visits are neither required nor necessarily encouraged. 

Eligibility Requirements
Applicants to the Neurology Residency Program must be graduates of an approved U.S. or Canadian Medical School, or foreign medical graduates who have been certified through the ECFMG at the time of application. Only H1B & J-1 Visas are accepted.