Neurology

Core Career Advisors

  • USMLE Data
    USMLE Data
    UNR Med 2013 - 2019 U.S. Allopathic Seniors (2020)
    Step Matched Step Matched Unmatched
    Step 1 Mean  227 Step 1 Mean  232 223
    Step 2 Mean  244 Step 2 Mean  245 234
  • PRECENTILE DISTRIBUTION FOR ALL MATCHED SENIORS (2017-2019)
    PRECENTILE DISTRIBUTION FOR ALL MATCHED SENIORS (2017-2019)
     Criteria  UNR Med 25th 50th 75th
    # Matched Seniors <3 5 9 13
    Mean # of programs on rank order list <3 11.3 13.0 14.5
    Mean # of programs ranked in specialty <3 6.5 7.3 8.1
    Mean # of research experiences <3 2.7 3.5 4.0
    Mean # of volunteer experiences <3 5.3 6.2 7.9

    Charting Outcomes of the Match  | (3rd Party Document Download)

  • Outcomes of the 2020 Match
    Outcomes of the 2020 Match
     Year # Programs # Positions Offered # Unfilled Programs # U.S. Senior Applicants # Total Applicants % Filled US Seniors % Filled Total 
    PGY-1 126 682 11 490 1226 46.5% 97.5%
  • Does Step 2 score influence rank?

    Yes

  • Should Applicants Do Away Rotations?

    Yes.

  • UNR Med Away Rotation Placements 2013-2019
    • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine [Forensic Path]
    • Memorial Sloan Kettering New York
    • South Carolina SOM
    • University of Arizona - Tucson
    • University of California, San Diego-La Jolla, CA
    • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Application Strategies

    Research?

    • Research is desirable but not required
    • Be prepared to talk about your research druing an interview                                                          

    Personal Statement

    • Experiences that have informed your decision
    • Dedication to lifelong learning and commitment to the specialty
    • What you plan to do with your training?                                                                   

    Letters of Recommendation

    • Three (3) letters are required
    • At least one, but preferably2, letters should be from within the specialty, preferable from an academic rotation
    • Internal Medicine is an option for a 3rd letter                                                            

    Application Timing

    • Programs begin reviewing applicants as soon as ERAS opens                                                             
    • Programs begin offering Interviews in October                                                             

    Interviews

    • Plan for interviews November-December with maybe a few in January
    • Druing the interview, try to be engaging. Show the positive aspects of your personality
  • Online Resources
  • Matched Programs

    2020

    • Ohio State University Med Ctr
    • U Oklahoma COM-OK City

    2019

    • Jackson Memorial Hospital-FL
    • U Maryland Med Center

    2017

    • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center- CA       

    2015

    • UC Davis Medical Center

    2014

    • OHSU
    • University of Northern Carolina Hospitals                                                      

    2012

    • Cleveland Clinic
    • Mayo (Scottsdale)
    • University of Arizona - Tuscon