Familiarize Graduate Medical Students with the principles of examination, diagnosis and management of patients suffering from Neurological Disease.
Adult Neurology (NEO 4100): This is a required Clerkship offered in the Post Clerkship Year. Students are assigned to places at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Ft Belvoir Army Community Hospital, DC Veterans Administration Medical Center in the National Capitol area. Additional spaces are available at the Portsmouth Naval Medical Center, Brooke Army Medical Center (SAMMC), and Madigan Army Medical Center (MAMC) and San Diego Naval Medical Center. Some students rotating at Walter Reed may elect to take the clinical portion of the Clerkship on Child Neurology (NEO 4110). The basic requirements for both are the same. Students in their Clerkship year may elect to do their Neurology Clerkship in Rounds 3, 6, and 9. Sites for this may vary. More information is available in the Student Information on this website.
Neurology electives (NEO 4105): Elective experiences may be arraigned in both clinical Neurology and Neuroscience. These may include such areas as Cognitive Neurology, Epilepsy and EEG, or Movement Disorders.
The Department has a significant presence in both the Neuroscience Module and the Bench Bedside and Beyond Module.
Clerkship Staff and Site Directors
Dr. Margaret Swanberg, COL, MC, USA, (Ret)
Dr. David Bartoszek, COL, MC, USA, (Ret)
Associate Clerkship Director
Education Support Specialist
Clerkship Directors within the National Capitol Area
WRNMMC Adult Neurology - Dr. Mark Landau, Assistant Professor
WRNMMC Child Neurology - LTC David H. Dennison, Assistant Professor
Washington DC VA Medical Center - Dr. Lynn Kataria, Assistant Professor
Ft Belvoir Community Hospital - Dr. David Bartoszek, Assistant Professor
Clerkship Directors at Out of Town Sites
Madigan Army Medical Center
LTC Marcus Ponce de Leon
NEU Clerkship Site Director
CAPT Daniel Simmons
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
CAPT Michael Wagner
Chair, Dept. Medicine
San Diego Naval Medical Center
LCDR Sarah Hodges
NEU Site Director