Research Fellowship

The Department is able to offer opportunities in research. These research fellowships are available for medical students, residents, or postgraduate neurosurgeons from the US or abroad. These positions allow very motivated individuals to join a team of researchers and participate in the program. Research fellows will be assigned a faculty research mentor dependent upon their area of research interest.

Both paid and unpaid positions are offered, as available. Securing independent funding is strongly encouraged.

Program Description:

Program Contact:
Helena M. Yoder, Pharm. D., Sr. Research Specialist
Phone: 312-996-9240
Email: [email protected]

Alternative Program Contact:
Sepideh Amin-Hanjani, MD

US medical students, residents or neurosurgical graduates from an ACGME accredited US institution. Foreign applicants are required to have a passing TOEFL grade and are responsible for personally obtaining a visa which allows them to stay lawfully in the United States. In addition, foreign applicants will be subject to a mandatory health examination before arriving in the United States.

Program Length:
3-12 Months

To apply for the research fellowship program or for further information, please complete the following form and send to:

Application for Research Fellowship (.doc)

Linda Rose-Finnell
Department of Neurosurgery (M/C 799)
University of Illinois at Chicago
912 South Wood Street
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: 312-996-4842
Fax: 312-413-2039
Email: [email protected]