Vascular Neurology Fellowship | Loyola Medicine

Vascular Neurology Fellowship

Overview from the Chairman, Dr. José Biller

A one-year ACGME approved Vascular Neurology Fellowship in the Department of Neurology at Loyola University Medical Center has been available to qualified applicants since July 1, 2006.  The Vascular Neurology Program currently participates in the formal recruiting process through ERAS MATCH.  Fellows participate in the evaluation and management of patients on an active 8-bed inpatient stroked unit and a 13-bed (non-trauma) neurointensive care unit (NICU), as well as special interdisciplinary consultative rounds (adult and pediatric), and outpatient clinics.  In addition, neurosonology training will be available.  Fellows will also participate in clinical trials and clinical research projects, weekly Vascular Neurology conferences, journal clubs and other educational activities. Opportunities for exposure to cerebral angiography and functional neuroimaging may also be available for interested applicants. 

Eligible candidates must have completed an ACGME-accredited Neurology Residency.  Loyola University Chicago is an equal opportunity employer and educator and the Loyola Medicine is a nationally recognized leader in the treatment of heart disease, cancer, organ transplantation and neurological disorders.  The Vascular Neurology Program incorporates multidisciplinary and integrated approach, including faculty members from neurology surgery, neuroradiology and cardiology as well as Neurointerventionalists.

Qualified applicants should send their curriculum vitae to José Biller, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology.

For information on Loyola University Medical Center Compensation, Benefits and Plans, please visit the Graduate Medical Education site.

Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology
Loyola University Chicago
Stritch School of Medicine
2700 Maguire Center
2160 South First Avenue
Maywood, IL 60153
Phone: (708) 216-2662
Fax: (708) 216-5617

Eligibility and Application Process

Applicants must be a:

  • graduates of medical schools in the United States and Canada accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) or;
  • graduates of medical schools in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association or;
  • graduates of medical schools outside the United States and Canada who have received currently valid certification of Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).

Applicants must have a current valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the US or Canada.

Applicants must be graduates of residency programs accredited by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).

When applying, please provide the following to the Program Coordinator, Emily Baker, at

  • Current 2 x 3 Photo
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of your medical school transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation ( your current program director or supervisor must provide a formal letter upon your behalf)
  • Personal statement
  • Copies of USMLE Step 1, USMLE Step 2 CK and USMLE Step 2 CS examination scores (COMLEX scores are accepted by the program)
  • Copy of your current, active license
  • ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)
  • VISA status information (if applicable)