American University of Beirut

Department of Neurology

Chairperson:Atweh, Samir
Professors:Atweh, Samir; Beydoun, Ahmad; Khoury, Samia; Sawaya, Raja
Associate Professors:
Nasreddine, Wassim; Salameh, Johnny
Assistant Professors: El Ayoubi, Nabil
Clinical Instructor:Doumiati, Hassan
Associate:Choucair, Ali; Makki, Ashraf​

The Department of Neurology, established in July 2011, offers clinical clerkships and electives to MED IV students. The department also participates in teaching preclinical students the Basic Neuroscience course. The department offers a 4-year post-graduate residency training program in Clinical Neurology as well as post-residency fellowships in Epilepsy, Neuromuscular Diseases and Multiple Sclerosis. Residents sit for the RITE examination offered by the American Academy of Neurology.

Weekly Conferences

The Department of Neurology organizes general neurology conferences including Neurology Grand Round, Mortality and Morbidity conferences, Core Curriculum Lectures, Neuroscience Reading Club, Journal Club, as well as a weekly Multiple Sclerosis (MS) conference.

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