2019 Clinical Fellows in Dementia at Massachusetts General Hospital


Massachusetts General Hospital


Boston, Massachusetts

Principal Investigator

M. Teresa Gomez-Isla



The main goal of this clinical fellowship is to gain advanced clinical skills to diagnose and treat patients with dementing disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal disorders, vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, and related disorders. This includes clinical training in the clinical exam, diagnosis, treatment, and management of dementia; educating families and caregivers on these diseases; and didactic and experiential training in research methods and the ethical conduct of clinical research.

Application due date: July 1, 2018

A full description of the fellowship may be found at:



The fellowship is open to U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, or foreign nationals. Candidates must possess at least an M.D. or a foreign equivalent basic medical degree (e.g., MBBS) and have successfully completed a recognized residency training program in neurology or a related field. They must be eligible to apply for a limited license in the State of Massachusetts and have documentation of the USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 2 CS.

International medical graduates may apply and submit ECFMG certification as well, and are expected to be fluent in English. Individuals who will add diversity to the medical sciences and with foreign language skills are considered a plus.