UCLA Neurology Office of Education

Education Program

Neurology Education

The Neurology Office of Education is dedicated to serving the needs of students, residents, fellows, faculty, alumni, and the community at large. 

Residency: We welcome talented, dedicated residents from around the country to our neurology program

Fellowships: Our fellows choose one of eleven subspecialties, including research and clinical practice

Research: Trainees including graduate students, post-docs, residents and undergrads work with faculty to perform research 

Medical Students: All third-year med school students experience a required Neurology clerkship; optional rotations are also available to fourth-years

Unique Programs: We strive to provide a full, diverse experience to our trainees through a variety of educational options

Leadership Team: We are honored to train the neuroscientists of tomorrow and are dedicated to supporting their professional growth

Practice Locations: Our trainees work at eight clinical practice locations and six research sites, and that still leaves time to explore Los Angeles and SoCal

Director's Welcome

On behalf of the faculty, staff, and trainees in the UCLA Department of Neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine, thank you for your interest in Neurology Education.

Dr. Adrienne Keener

The Neurology Office of Education is dedicated to training the future leaders in the field of neurology by serving the needs of students, residents, fellows, faculty, alumni, and the community at large. We pride ourselves on creating an educational experience that allows trainees to explore the breadth of the field in collaboration with faculty leaders, many who are national and international leaders in their subspecialty. We value CURIOSITY in the pursuit of knowledge, COMPASSION for the patients we serve and COMMITMENT to excellence in all we endeavor. We are in the center of one of the most diverse cities in the country and embrace diversity and inclusion in everything we do.

We are one of the top Neurology training programs in the country at one of the top medical centers (ranked #8 by U.S. News and World Report for 2020). We believe this enables us to provide an outstanding training experience. It is our mission to provide trainees with the foundation and skills necessary to be competent, outstanding clinicians and researchers in the field of neurology. Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us. Please explore our programs at left and learn more about us on Twitter as well the David Geffen School of Medicine virtual recruitment site. We look forward to connecting with you.


Dr. Adrienne Keener
Program Director, Department of Neurology