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Headache Medicine Fellowship

Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas offers a one-year fellowship in headache medicine that is accredited by the only accrediting body for Headache Medicine fellowships, the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS).


The fellowship is open to those who have completed a residency in at least one of the following:

  • Neurology
  • Child Neurology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Family Medicine 


The Headache Fellowship at Baylor Dallas focuses on both the clinical aspects of headache medicine, as well as research in the field of headache medicine. It is flexible in its elective rotations, based on the skills, interests and expertise of the Fellow. The Dallas program allows Fellows to actively participate in patient care and participate in clinical conferences. Patients range from those with episodic migraine to refractive disease and secondary headache disorders.


The program director also serves as Director of Neurology Research and guides Fellows in the development of research protocols, informed consent, study administration and working with pharmaceutical companies and institutional review boards.


Upon completion of the program, Fellows qualify to take the UCNS certification examination and begin the practice of headache medicine.

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