Department of Neurology

Adult Neurology Residency Admissions and Benefits


Application Information


All applications for the Baylor College of Medicine Adult Neurology Residency Program should be made using the Electronic Residency Application Service.

The Neurology match uses the National Residency Matching Program. You can access the NRMP website or call (202) 826-0676.

The Baylor College of Medicine neurology residency has 10 positions available each year for a categorical four-year neurology program (which includes a PGY1 year devoted heavily to internal medicine training and fulfills the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology requirements for neurology board certification). Applicants do not need to apply separately to the Baylor College of Medicine Preliminary/Internal Medicine program.

We do not have any advanced positions for those who have already completed a PGY1 year elsewhere.

The Department of Neurology will invite candidates for a one-day visit and interviews.


Information for Non-U.S. Applicants (IMG)


All applications should be sent through ERAS. The program will sponsor J-1 visas.

Evidence of clinic experience in the United States (e.g., observerships) is preferred. IMG candidates must be ECFMG certified. Applicants invited for interviews have passed all their USMLE Steps (including the Clinical Skills examination) on the first try and have very high three-digit scores on all USMLE steps. However, there are no absolute USMLE score cut-offs. For all applicants, we made interview decisions based on a combination of factors, including USMLE scores, recommendation letters, clinical experience, and other factors such as research, community service, etc.

For further information about the neurology training program, please contact: Lori Adams-Williams


Benefits and Stipends


Information about stipends and benefits is available on the Graduate Medical Education website.

Maintaining your physical and emotional wellness is a prerequisite to professional success. Our residents have access to a number of programs to support their well-being. View wellness resources.


Paid memberships to AAN and TNS (Texas Neurologic Society) are offered to encourage everyone to keep up with the latest news in the field as well as promote professional development and networking.  This includes a subscription to Continuum, an AAN Neurology review journal. 

Additional Benefits

  • The Neurology Residency Program additionally supports:
  • Textbooks PGY2 and PGY3 year
  • $2500 CME for PGY-4 residents
  • Lunch with didactics
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