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Child Neurology

Program Type: Military Medical Center

Location: Bethesda, Maryland

Accredited: Yes, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education 

Program Length: 3 years. Residents may gain prerequisite training to enter this program in one of three options:

  1. Two years of residency training in pediatrics, accredited by the ACGME in the United States or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada.
  2. One Post Graduate Year (PGY) -1  (as described in the Program Requirements for Graduate Medical Education in Neurology, Section I.A.1) and one year of residency training in pediatrics.
  3. One year of pediatrics plus one year of basic neuroscience training. The program director must review and determine the acceptability of these initial two years of training.      

Required Pre-Requisite Training: Medical School Graduation, if prior completed internship, may start at PGY2 level with approval

Categorical Year in Specialty Required: No 

Approved per Year (if applicable): N/A

Dedicated research year offered: No

Medical Student Rotation availability: 4th Year

Additional degree concurrent with training (e.g. MPH): No

Program Phone Number: 301-400-1782

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Program Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Program Description

The NCC Child Neurology Residency Program, affiliated with the NCC Neurology Residency Program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC), is committed to training active duty military physicians to independently practice clinical child neurology. Applicants, currently on active duty or incoming through programs like HPSP, are eligible to apply, with selection based on the number of applicants and the needs of the parent service.

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Contact Us

Child Neurology Residency Program

Location: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Building 19, Department of Neurology


8901 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20889

Hours of Operation:

7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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