Clinical Neurophysiology - EMG Fellowship

Clinical Neuromuscular Training

The clinical neurophysiology EMG fellowship provides training to treat several types of neuromuscular disorders, including:

  • Motor neuron disease
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Pediatric neuromuscular disorders are seen in the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) clinic and in primary children’s hospital

Fellows also receive training in the following clinics:

  • General neuromuscular clinic
  • Neuromuscular inpatient consult service
  • Botulinum toxin clinic

Neurophysiologic Training

Fellows are exposed to various aspects of neurophysiologic training, including:

  • Routine nerve conduction studies
  • Electromyography
  • Pediatric EMG single fiber
  • EMG: emphasis on quantitative methods in EMG including SFEMG, QEMG, and motor unit estimation
  • Quantitative sensory testing

Formal Didactic Education

We provide fellows with formal didactic education. Our educational program includes:

  • Weekly muscle and nerve biopsy reading
  • Weekly series on clinical neurophysiology
  • Monthly neuromuscular cpcs
  • Weekly grand rounds
  • Monthly neuromuscular journal club

Application

Applicants may apply if they live in the U.S. or outside the United States.

None of our fellowships require application through a central matching agency. Instead, fellowships in our program may be secured outside a formal match.

If you are interested in applying to our fellowship program, please contact:

April Thacker
Fellowship Coordinator

175 N Medical Drive East
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Phone: 801-581-6770
Fax: 801-581-4192
Email: april.thacker@hsc.utah.edu

Contact Us

April Thacker
Fellowship Coordinator

Department of Neurology
Neuromuscular Division

Phone: 801-581-6770
Email: april.thacker@hsc.utah.edu

175 North Medical Drive E
Salt Lake City, UT
84132