Training Programs Achieve UCNS Accreditation

11-18-2019 The United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS) is pleased to announce the names of five 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 the 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 202 UCNS-accredited training programs in  UCNS-recognized neurologic subspecialties. UCNS congratulates the following programs and their program directors in achieving UCNS accreditation effective December 1, 2019:

Program  Program Director 
 Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry
Geisinger Health System  Glen R. Finney, MD 
University of Nebraska Medical Center  Daniel L. Murman, MD, MS 
Headache Medicine 
Barrow Neurological Institute at St. Joseph Hospital and Medical Center  Courtney Schusse, MD 
Phoenix Children’s Hospital  Reena Gogia Rastogi, MD 
Mount Sinai School of Medicine  Adilia Hormigo, MD, PhD 

Training programs interested in applying for accreditation will find application and program requirement information for each subspecialty under “Accreditation” at Applications received by the December 1, 2019 deadline will be reviewed for accreditation in the spring of 2020.