Residency & Fellowships

MSU Sparrow TeachingThank you for your interest in the training program opportunities available in the Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology at Michigan State University.  The Department’s distinguished faculty have diverse clinical and research interests.  Our programs seek candidates who are passionate about the fields of neurology or ophthalmology and are dedicated to the care or people with diseases of the nervous system or the eye. 

     The Department offers training programs in the following areas:

  • Neurology Residency Program - ACGME accredited
  • Vascular Neurology Fellowship – ACGME accredited
  • Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship – ACGME accredited
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowship
  • Interventional Neurology Fellowship
  • Neuroepidemiology Fellowship

Through the Statewide Campus System in the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine OPTI (Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training Institution), the Department also has educational and administrative responsibilities for five AOA approved residencies in ophthalmology (CORO) and three AOA approved residencies in neurology (NORO).  The Department provides opportunities for neuro-ophthalmology rotations to these residents.  It also provides monthly symposia educational opportunities and both synchronous and non-synchronous distance learning through the COM’s Statewide Campus System.  It provides synchronous distance learning broadcasts and neuro-ophthalmology rotations to Oklahoma, Las Vegas and Erie, Pennsylvania.

     Consortium of Osteopathic Residencies in Ophthalmology (CORO) affiliated programs:

  • Genesys Regional Medical Center Ophthalmology Residency
  • Hillsdale Community Hospital Ophthalmology Residency
  • MetroHealth Ophthalmology Residency
  • Oakwood Healthcare Ophthalmology Residency
  • St. John Oakland Hospital – Joseph H. Wyatt Ophthalmology Residency 

     Neurology Osteopathic Residency Organization (NORO) affiliated programs:

  • Beaumont Hospital-Farmington Hills Neurology Residency
  • Garden City Hospital Neurology Residency
  • Michigan State University/Sparrow Health System Neurology Residency
  • St. John/Oakland Hospitals Neurology Residency


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