Training Programs Achieve UCNS Accreditation
12-1-2022 The United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS) is pleased to announce the names of eight newly accredited UCNS fellowship training programs. Programs attaining UCNS accreditation status offer the core curriculum established by the subspecialty and meet required quality standards established by UCNS.
Accreditation is a voluntary process of evaluation and peer review based on UCNS accreditation standards. Fellows who complete a UCNS-accredited program meet the training eligibility requirements to apply for certification in the subspecialty. There are now 234 UCNS-accredited training programs in UCNS-recognized subspecialties. UCNS congratulates the following programs and their program directors in achieving UCNS accreditation effective December 1, 2022.
||Dong-In Sinn, MD
|Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry
|University of Washington/Harborview Medical Center
||Michael Schrift, DO, MA
|University of Illinois, Rockford
||Jeffrey Royce, MD
|University of California, San Diego
||Nina Riggins, MD
|University of Toledo College of Medicine
||Syed Zaidi, MD
|Northwell Health/South Shore University Hospital
||Jeffrey Katz, MD
|Mercy Health-St. Vincent Medical Center
||Osama Zaidat, MD
|University of Missouri, Columbia
||Adnan Qureshi, MD
Training programs interested in applying for accreditation will find application and program requirement information for each subspecialty under Accreditation
at UCNS.org. Applications received by the January 1, 2023, deadline will be reviewed for accreditation in the spring of 2023.