The Child Neurology residency training program at Vanderbilt is a categorical 5 year program that is ACGME-approved for a total of nine positions (three positions for each of the three years of training following Pediatrics PGY1 and PGY2 years).
Applicants do one of the following training prerequisites, though almost all residents do two years of Pediatrics followed by three years of Child Neurology:
The upcoming 2014 Match will be utilizing the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). For this Match, Vanderbilt will be offering categorical (rather than advanced) positions, to begin in July 2014. This categorical position will include the initial two years of Pediatrics training at Vanderbilt, followed by three years of training in Child Neurology (which will include the required one year of adult neurology training).
How to Apply: Applicants for the 2014 Match are asked to complete a SINGLE application form utilizing ERAS (https://www.aamc.org/students/medstudents/eras/) that will allow them to apply to both Pediatrics and Child Neurology residency programs. Applications will be sent to Vanderbilt for review. Applicants invited for an interview will be required to interview within both the Child Neurology and Pediatrics training programs.
Detailed information regarding the Match process can be found at their website (http://www.nrmp.org).