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Resident Research

Columbia University is considered one of the world's most important and influential research centers, and our Neurology Residents benefit greatly from immersion in such a dynamic academic environment. In 2010, Columbia was named the Top American Research University, and was also cited as the top producer of academically-active neurologists, as measured in both residency program and medical school graduates.

Our residents play a pivotal role in the Department of Neurology's research mission, and thrive under the mentorship of our exceptional faculty. The faculty also benefit from the continuous exchange of enthusiasm and fresh ideas inspired by such collaboration. Under the direction of Dr. Mitchell S.V. Elkind, Neurology Residents are provided with abundant opportunities for basic science, translational, and clinical research, including participation in funded research training programs. Residents are also continuously exposed to current research developments and techniques through lectures, conferences, and access to our extensive network of research resources, many of which are considered the finest in the world. These include, but are not limited to: