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Neurology Board Exam

Application Deadline February 19, 2019

Exam Dates September 16-20, 2019


RITE Exam Dates

February 15, 2019

February 14, 2020

February 12, 2021

February 18, 2022

February 17, 2023






Dr. John England, Chair of the Department of Neurology and World Federation of Neurology's representative to the World Health Organization on the Zika virus, discusses the neurologic complications of Zika virus, as well as therapeutics and research.


LSU Neurology Residency Program

The Neurology Residency Program at LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans is fully accredited by the ACGME. The Neurology Department is a part of the nationally respected LSU Health Sciences Center, the major medical training institution for the State of Louisiana. The LSU Health Sciences Center has many components, one of which is the Neuroscience Center of Excellence, a state of the art multimillion dollar funded research center for the neurosciences. The LSU Health Sciences Center not only sponsors medical education, but also has a School of Nursing, Dentistry, Physical and Occupational Therapy. This allows for unlimited potential to develop multidisciplinary research and foster innovative thinking.



Program Director's Message

Welcome to the LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans (LSUHSC-NO) Neurology Residency Program website.  We pride ourselves on offering a broad clinical training experience, strengthened by an outstanding comprehensive educational curriculum.  Our residents work in a variety of training sites ranging from private community hospitals to academic medical centers, including both University Medical Center - New Orleans and the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Healthcare System.  Our faculty include leading experts in neuromuscular disease and pain medicine.  Residents have the opportunity to engage in research at the LSU Neuroscience Center of Excellence, participate in the Enhancing Quality Improvement for Patients (EQuIP) initiative within LSUHSC-NO, and provide outstanding, high-quality patient care.

Brian Copeland, MD
Residency Program Director


LSU Neurology participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and only accepts applications through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS).  For specific questions regarding applicant selection, please refer to the LSUHSC Office of Medical Education website.

Ashley Bonura
Residency Program Coordinator



For the full Resident Roster, click HERE!

LSU Neurology Research Bulletin

July 2018