The residency training program is conducted by the Leo Davidoff Department of Neurological Surgery of Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Davidoff, one of Harvey Cushing's trainees, was the first Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery.
Clinical rotations occur at Montefiore Medical Center and The Children's Hospital at Montefiore. The prerequisites for admission to the program include graduation from an ACGME accredited medical school.
The usual duration of the training program is seven years including PGY-one year. All residents must pass the written examination of the ABNS before becoming Chief Resident.
Selection is done through ERAS/NRMP.