Program Requirements

The core subspecialty training curriculum for each UCNS-recognized subspecialty is developed by experts from leading institutions across the country who are appointed by the subspecialty’s sponsoring organization(s). UCNS-accredited fellowship programs demonstrate their compliance with the curriculum standards through a peer-reviewed process with the oversight of Accreditation Council. Graduates of UCNS-accredited programs are eligible to apply for UCNS certification examinations.

Common Program Requirements

The common program requirements are standards required of accredited programs in all UCNS subspecialties. The requirements are reviewed at a minimum of every five years and changes may be proposed by the Accreditation Council for approval by the Board of Directors after a 30-day stakeholder comment period.

Common Program Requirements

Revised Program Requirements

The following program requirements are effective  December 1, 2021:

Autonomic Disorders
Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry
Clinical Neuromuscular Pathology
Geriatric Neurology
Headache Medicine
Neurocritical Care

Staff Contact

Amanda Carpenter
Senior Manager, Accreditation
[email protected]
(612) 928-6065