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Neurosurgery Residency Application Process

The Brigham and Women’s and Boston Children’s Hospital program participates in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). Interested candidates should submit an application through the standard Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Each year, approximately 40 candidates are selected to interview for 2-3 spots. Strong candidates demonstrate a commitment to academic neurosurgery and the ability to work as a team.

2020-2021 Interview Information

All our interviews this year will be virtual. The schedule of interview days is listed below. 

We expect to complete our review and issue all interview invitations by the end of November. 

The 2021-2022 Interview Dates are as follows: 

  • Wednesday, December 1st

  • Thursday, December 2nd

  • Wednesday, December 15th

  • Thursday, December 16th

Resources

Website: Trainee contracts, salary and benefits. 

CDI Overview: Click here to learn more about the Center for Diversity & Inclusion.

Health Equity Flyer: BWH is committed to health equity. Click here to learn more. 

Resident Stipend Program: Assists residents with significant financial challenges. This stipend will provide cash stipends to financial support physicians-in-training who match to our residency programs. To learn more about eligibility, click here. 

Contact

Courtney Gilligan

Courtney Gilligan, MHA

Education Program Manager

Brigham and Women's/Boston Children's Hospitals/Harvard Medical School
Neurosurgery Residency Training Program
Phone: (617) 732-8719
Email: cegilligan@bwh.harvard.edu

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