Four-Year Career Neurology Resident Training Program

wfn logo.pngThe Neurological Association of South AfricaDivision of Neurology of the University of Cape Town

The World Federation of Neurology (WFN), The Neurological Association of South Africa (NASA) and the Division of Neurology of the University of Cape Town (UCT), are delighted to announce a 4-year training program for a suitably qualified African medical doctor to join the 4-year career specialist neurology resident training program at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa.

The purpose of this residency program is to train African specialist neurologists in the current principles and practice of clinical neurology, diagnostic neurophysiology and neuroimaging (CT, MRI & PET), appropriate for the African context.

The successful candidate will be required to complete 4 years of clinical resident training in the Division of Neurology at Groote Schuur Hospital. All career neurology residents in our Division are required to sit the Part I and Part II Fellowship Examinations of the College of Neurologists of South Africa (CNSA) which constitute the South African specialist qualification in neurology. This qualification is widely recognized and respected throughout Africa, the Commonwealth, and internationally. Career registrars are also expected to enrol for, and complete, a Master of Medicine (MMed) degree at the University of Cape Town (UCT) during their residency.



It is anticipated that successful applicant will start the 4-year career neurology residency program in April 2025 and, if successful, he/she is expected to complete training and qualify as a specialist neurologist on February 28th 2029.

Deadline for applications: Sunday 30th June 2024


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