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Fellowship in Sleep Medicine at Northwell Health

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine in the Department of Medicine offers a one-year fellowship training program in sleep medicine. This ACGME-accredited program provides sleep medicine fellows with broad clinical and research experience. The program is based at the Northwell Health Sleep Disorders Center, which is one of the largest sleep medicine centers in the region, and is fully accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Fellows are taught by a multidisciplinary sleep medicine faculty with backgrounds in pulmonary medicine, otolaryngology, dental sleep medicine, psychiatry and behavioral sleep medicine. Trainees benefit from a comprehensive experience in the diagnosis and management of adult and pediatric patients with a broad range of sleep disorders, both in the inpatient and outpatient settings. Fellows are encouraged to participate in scholarly activities that involve teaching, basic and clinical research in sleep medicine.

They also benefit from the resources of the Center for Heart and Lung Research of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research.  A weekly sleep medicine conference includes clinical, core and multidisciplinary topics. The program is available to board-eligible internists, neurologists and psychiatrists.


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Application process

Applicants interested in the sleep medicine fellowship training program at Northwell Health should apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS), which allows applications starting July 1. There is one fellowship position available for a physician who has completed an accredited internal medicine residency-training program.

No applications are reviewed after Aug. 31.

Essential Application information includes:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Four (4) letters of recommendation
  • USMLE or COMLEX results
  • Common application
  • Medical school transcript
  • Program Director’s letter of recommendation

Contact details:

Harly Greenberg, MD 
Director of Fellowship Programs 
Department of Medicine 
[email protected]
(516) 734-8895 

Lauren Kircher
Program Administrator 
[email protected] 
(516) 562-3045

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Program director

Harly E. Greenberg, MD

Chief of Division - Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Head of Section - Sleep Medicine Pulmonary Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Chief of Division - Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital

Specialties: Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine