Children's Pediatric Neurology Residency Program

Training the Pediatric Neurologists of Tomorrow

Emory University School of Medicine and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta offer a five-year pediatric neurology residency program. We also offer reserved three year positions to residents who have completed at least two years of general pediatric training in an ACGME accredited program. Recognized specialists in the field lead academic courses and clinical neurology rotations.

This unique program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). We also have the benefit of a large patient population and respected academic and research partners, including Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology.

To learn more about our residency program, download our brochure.



    Interview dates will be November 2015 through January 2016 for both PGY-1 and PGY-3 positions.
    To apply, visit the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). For the categorical track, you do not need to submit a separate application to the Department of Pediatrics Residency Program.

    Both positions will be participating in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) match.

    Foreign Applicants

    Educational Commission For Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificates are required at the time of application for all foreign medical graduate applicants, and U.S. residency training is required for the PGY-3 position. International medical graduates seeking a residency position must enter the training program on a J-1 or H-1B1 visa, unless a citizen of the United States or holding an Alien Registration Card. For J-1 visas, visit the ECFMG website for further information: For information on H-1B1 visas, visit Emory University's International Student and Scholar Programs at

    Accepted Scores

    We accept both D.O. and M.D. applicants, and will use COMPLEX scores and USMLE scores for our evaluations. USMLE Step 2 CS and Step 2 CK scores are not required by the time of application, but must be submitted prior to contract.

    PGY-1 and PGY-3 Training Tracks

    We offer two training tracks for potential residents. The categorical track is five years of continuous training (two years of general pediatrics and three years of child neurology). The reserved track is three years of child neurology training. Residents having completed at least two years of general pediatrics training in an ACGME accredited program are eligible to apply.

    PGY-1 Applicants

    Applicants should anticipate interviews over a one day period. The first part of the day will be with the general Pediatric Residency Core program, followed by interviews with the Pediatric Neurology Program.

    PGY-3 Applicants

    Applicants should anticipate interviews over a one day period with the Pediatric Neurology Residency Program. 


For more information about our program, contact Cathy Jackson, Residency Program Coordinator at or 404-727-5747.