Neurology Residency Program


  • Center City Campus
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Degree Earned

  • Residency

Program Type

  • On Campus

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Name: Jeffrey Ratliff, MD
Position: Residency Program Director


Name: Christopher Skidmore, MD
Position: Associate Program Director


Name: Ericka Wong, MD
Position: Associate Program Director

For Program Information

Name: Jody Volpe
Position: Program Coordinator
Organization: Department of Neurology

901 Walnut Street
Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Telephone: 215-955-9425

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Program Overview

The residency training program in Neurology at Thomas Jefferson University, a fully accredited four-year training program, is designed to provide comprehensive training in all contemporary aspects of clinical neurology.  The program features a progressive increase in patient care and teaching responsibilities.  

In addition to general adult clinical neurology, areas covered during training include child neurology, EEG and evoked potential, neuromuscular disorders and EMG, neuroradiology, neuro-ophthalmology and neuropathology, among others. Intensive exposure to the basic neurosciences is provided.

Application Process

Applications are accepted only through ERAS.

We participate in the National Residency Match Program and usethe Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Residents are encouraged to participate in departmental research activities in cerebrovascular disease, epilepsy, headache, neurogenetics, neuroimmunology, dementia and peripheral nerve disease. Residents also play an important role in medical student education.