Christina Marra Visiting Scholars Rotation

The Department of Neurology at University of Washington in Seattle, WA is offering up to $2500 in reimbursement for travel and housing expenses to complete a visiting rotation with us. The funding is available to 3rd and 4th year medical students with excellent academic records who are interested in a career in Neurology and have had to overcome significant barriers or traveled a great distance on their way to becoming a physician. Attention will be given to those who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing and advocating for diversity, equity, and inclusion, however, involvement in these activities is not strictly required.


Successful applicants will spend one month rotating on the inpatient or consultation service and in outpatient subspecialty clinics at either the University of Washington Medical Center or Harborview Medical Center. Applicants interested in Pediatric Neurology will have the option to rotate at Seattle Children’s Hospital. The experience will also include attending student and resident didactics, attending various subspecialty conferences, and being paired with a faculty mentor and resident ambassador who will help you get to know more about our program and about the city of Seattle. We will also do our best to tailor your experience based upon your interests.

The priority deadline for applications for the 2024-2025 academic year is April 19,2024.  Applications received after this date will be considered on a rolling basis, based on availability. For additional information and instructions on how to apply please visit our website