The University of Connecticut/Hartford Hospital Neurovascular Fellowship is an ACGME accredited one-year program emphasizing
on clinical experience.
It is primarily based at Hartford
Hospital, a JCAHO certified comprehensive stroke center in a
large, urban hospital with a national reputation for clinical
excellence. Two months are spent at the University of
Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, a smaller, academic
health center that excels in teaching and research as well as
The fellow will be exposed to a full range of emergency,
inpatient and outpatient management of ischemic and/or
hemorrhagic strokes. One month of research experience may be
elected at either Hartford Hospital (clinical) or at the UConn
Health Center (laboratory).
The neurovascular fellow will have the collaboration of
neurology residents who also participate in the care of acute
stroke patients at Hartford Hospital and at the University of
Connecticut Health Center. Neurovascular teaching will take
place at bedside during daily stroke rounds and through didactic
sessions scheduled throughout the year.
Salary is very competitive and residents/fellows enjoy a full
benefits package that includes medical, dental, life and
disability insurance, professional liability, and a tax
sheltered investment program. Other benefits offered within the
program include book and travel expenses and four weeks of paid