Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship Program

We offer several fellowship opportunities each year. Please review the opportunities below for our specific rotations and additional information regarding the program.

Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Fellowship

  • Program Leadership:
    • Dr. Tanuja Chitnis, Director
    • Dr. Kristin Galetta, Associate Director
  • Fellows rotate through the Brigham MS Center at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital for 1-2 years in preparation for a career as a MS specialist.
  • Training is comprised of direct supervised MS patient care, exposure to multidisciplinary care, and didactic activities.
  • We have recently expanded this program. There is now an opportunity to hone in on clinical research in a specifically designed track. When applying for this program, please indicate your preference.
    • The clinical fellowship involves 5 supervised clinics each week and exposure to ongoing research activities at the Brigham MS Center.
    • The clinical research fellowship involves supervised clinics in MS, NMO, and Neuroimmunology (across multiple institutions) and a focused research trajectory. These clinical research tracks are described in the application form.
  • The program is funded by Biogen Idec, Tiziana Life Sciences, and the National MS Society (AY21). Individual fellowship funding opportunities may be applied for.
  • This program is internally reviewed by the Partners Education Committee and administered by Partners Graduate Medical Education (GME).
  • Eligible applicants will have successfully completed a residency training program in the US or Canada. Please reference the institutional policy surrounding USMLE completion for clinical trainees.

At this time, we are accepting applications for AY23* (July 2022 – June 2023). Applications are comprised of an application form, CV, personal statement and two letters of recommendation. Letters must be sent directly from the referee. Full application package must be received by midnight EDT 30-November-2020.

Please email Taylor at msfellowship@partners.org with questions related to the application and/or program.

*All clinical and research tracks are accepting applications for the following academic year (AY23). In addition, the Immunotherapeutics clinical research track (PI, Bhattacharyya) is also accepting applicants for the upcoming academic year (AY22).

Combined Harvard Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Fellowship

  • Directors: Tanuja Chitnis, MD & Mark Gorman, MD
  • Fellows rotate through the pediatric MS and neuroimmunology clinics at Massachusetts General Hospital (with Dr. Chitnis) and at Boston Children’s Hospital (with Dr. Gorman), and adult MS clinic at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (with Dr. Chitnis).
  • Fellows will learn about pediatric MS, NMO and related demyelinating disorders (DD) and will build a knowledge base regarding MS, NMO and DD clinical care.
  • For additional information regarding this fellowship, please visit our pediatric site.

At this time, we are accepting applications for AY23 (July 2022 – June 2023). Applications are comprised of an application form, CV, personal statement and two letters of recommendation. Letters must be sent directly from the referee.

Please prepare your CV, a cover letter describing your interests and goals, along with two letters of recommendation (to be sent directly from the referee). For application submission and general inquiries, please email Taylor at msfellowship@partners.org. Be sure to note ‘Pediatric Clinical Fellowship’ in the subject line.

All inquiries and correspondence may be directed to Taylor at MSFellowship@partners.org