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Neurology Residency

Dr. Matthew McCoyd

Welcome to the Neurology Residency Program

Thank you for your interest in the Loyola University Medical Center's Categorical Neurology Residency Program. Please take time to browse our newly redesigned website and learn more about our excellent training program. First, I would like to congratulate you on making the decision to become a Neurologist. Choosing a residency in which you will thrive and develop the lifelong skills needed to succeed is the next important step in this process. The Department of Neurology at Loyola University Medical Center is committed to achieving excellence in patient care, medical education and research at both the graduate and postgraduate level.

Our categorical neurology residency program includes a guaranteed PGY-1 Preliminary Internal Medicine year. During your training in our program, the number one emphasis is on resident education. Our program has a strong foundation consisting of a dedicated faculty and an excellent curriculum. We have a superb training program that will prepare you for a career in private practice or academic medicine depending on your present and future interests. To date, we have graduated more than 100 residents who have found success in life both in the academic and private practice settings. Our strong curriculum is geared towards residents successfully passing the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Board Exams.

We offer a richly varied patient population both at Loyola and the Hines VA hospital. Our program has a diverse faculty representing general and subspecialty Neurology interests.   The faculty possesses a strong commitment to resident education. Our house staff benefits from close resident-faculty interaction on a daily basis.

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Our strength is in our residents and faculty.   We all work hard to learn together by providing service to a diverse patient population as well as through our structured academic program.   During your interview, you will learn more of our curriculum, educational programs and benefits. I hope these pages will give you useful information about our program.   The Loyola University and Hines VA’s Neurology Residency Program is dedicated to academic excellence, the use of leading edge technology in support of quality patient care and development of the Neurology professionals of the future.

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Matthew McCoyd, MD
Director, Neurology Residency Training Program
Loyola University Medical Center