School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program

Thank you for your interest in the Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Training Program at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center.  As we offer several tracks of fellowship training, please be specific when you contact us and let us know which fellowship you are interested in.

  • EEG/ Epilepsy Track (9-10 months EEG, 2-3 months EMG/NCS)
  • EMG/ Neuromuscular Track (9-10 months EMG/NCS, 2-3 months EEG) 
  • Combined EEG/ EMG Track (6 months each of EEG and EMG/NCS)

Each fellowship track is an ACGME accredited one-year position. The fellowship provides extensive training in interpretation of EEG including long-term EEG in EMU and ICU, as well as evoked potentials and invasive EEG monitoring utilizing depth/subdural grid electrodes. Subspecialty clinics in epilepsy and pregnancy as well as geriatric epilepsy are included in the outpatient epilepsy experience.

The EMG/NCS rotation provides broad training in EMG/NCV including SFEMG. The Neuromuscular Clinic works in close collaboration with the Neurogenetics, and Neuroimmunology Clinics broad clinical exposure.

Please provide the requested documents listed below.  The applicant’s fellowship period, the degree to which previous training can be applied toward eligibility for Board Certification and stipend will be determined by the program director. This decision is based on the rules and regulations of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. and Hospital residency training Program guidelines.
Documents required along with a completed application form:
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Personal Statement: Please provide a personal statement describing your career goals, the reasoning behind your choice of the field and the fellowship program
  3. Confirmation of Residency training and Board eligibility/certification: A letter confirming the anticipated date of the successful completion of residency program is required. Once you complete the residency program provide us a copy of the completion of the training certificate
  4. Letters of Recommendation: Three letters should be sent directly to the Program Director. These letters should attest to your personal qualification and to your scholastic and clinical abilities. One letter should be sent by the Clinical Director of your residency training program, and one letter by a staff or faculty member currently practicing the specialty desired, if possible
Information for International Medical Graduates (IMG): If you are an IMG, please enclose a photocopy of:
  • ECFMG certificate
  • USMLE scores
  • Copy of Medical School diploma (provide a certified translation of the diploma if it is not in English)
A personal interview is highly desirable for all qualified applicants, and will be coordinated through the Departmental Secretary upon completion of the application and receipt of the recommendation letters.

If selected for the fellowship, we will send a letter of offer. Please sign and return the letter to us. The actual appointment and contract are handled by the Graduate Medical Education department. You will be sent all the necessary documents to complete the process. It will not be possible to place you on the payroll until all of the required documents are received and found to be in order. In addition, you need to apply to the appropriate Board of Registration for Michigan Medical License and Drug registration. You have to obtain either permanent or educational medical license in State of Michigan prior to start of your fellowship. We can send you information regarding this upon request.
For all inquiries contact our fellowship coordinator:
Ms Sabrina Hinton
Department of Neurology
8C, UHC, 4201 St. Antoine
Detroit, MI 4820                                                                             
Phone: (313) 745-1540
Fax:     (313) 577-4641
Deepti Zutshi, M.D.
Program Director, CNP Fellowship
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Phone: (313) 745-1540