University of Utah (USA) Department of Neurology Offering Fellowships in Movement Disorders
The Movement Disorders Division of the University of Utah Department of Neurology is offering a 2 year fellowship beginning in July 2014. The University of Utah Movement Disorders Program is the only referral center for a 5-state area with a 600 mile catchment region, providing a large patient volume. This patient volume allows broad clinical exposure for fellows, including botulinum toxin injections and DBS programming. The DBS program averages one new surgical case per week and fellows may elect to receive training in intraoperative neurophysiology for guidance of DBS lead placement. Mentored clinical or translational research with matriculation for a Masters in Clinical Investigation is available. Fellows are encouraged to participate as a sub-investigator for movement disorders clinical trials.
Additional information about the University of Utah Movement Disorders Division is available on our website.
Interested applicants should send a CV, Personal Statement and 3 letters of recommendation to:
Dr. David Shprecher
729 Arapeen Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Applicants to The University of Utah Movement Disorders Fellowship must also participate in the Movement Disorders Match through SF Match.
UT Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas, Texas USA) Offering Movement Disorders Fellowship
The UT Southwestern Medical Center is inviting applications for one year movement disorders fellowship starting July 1, 2014.
Interested applicants email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information:
Dr. Shilpa Chitnis, MD, PhD
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd J3.134
Dallas, TX 75390-9036
Tel: +1 214-648-2943
Fax: +1 214-648-8540
University of Nebraska (USA) Medical Center Fellowship
The University of Nebraska Medical Center offers a 1-3 year Movement Disorders fellowship. Currently we have a position available to start July 2013 (outside of the match) in addition to the 2014 position with the Movement Disorders Match.
There are two tracks:
Clinical Track Fellowship in Movement Disorders - 1 year duration. Geared toward developing clinical skills in Movement Disorders beyond those achieved during residency. This clinical track is mostly considered for applicants going to general practice in the community. Most of the research activities are replaced by active clinical training.
- Academic Track Fellowship in Movement Disorders - 2 to 3 years duration. Geared toward developing clinical, research and teaching skills in Movement Disorders. Fellows in this track will not only obtain a comprehensive training in all aspects of clinical Movement Disorders, but they will also develop skills in research and education necessary for their success in an academic environment. The duration of two versus three years will depend upon the research component and career goals of the applicant. Consideration for inclusion within the faculty at the level of instructor will be given for the third year of training.
Interested applicants should send CV, Personal Statement and 3 letters of recommendation (including one from Program Director/Chair) to:
Diego Torres-Russotto, MD
Movement Disorders Fellowship Program Director
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Department of Neurological Sciences
982045 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-2045
Applicants must also register with SFMatch and participate in the Movement Disorder Fellowship Match Program. UNMC is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
UCSD Movement Disorders Fellowship
The Movement Disorder Center at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Department of Neurosciences is offering one- or two-year fellowships in movement disorders. UCSD has a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to care, education and research. The fellowship focuses on the development of clinical skills and management of movement disorders including botulinum toxin, deep brain stimulation and pediatric movement disorders. Fellows are strongly encouraged to participate in research.
To apply you must have completed a Neurology Residency Training Program accredited by the Accreditation Council For Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or by the Royal College of Physicians of Canada and be eligible for a California license.
For more information on how to apply, go to http://movementdisorders.ucsd.edu.
UCSD is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its healthcare team.
The Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation Fellowship Program
The Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation is pleased to offer a research fellowship to support the training of exceptionally qualified physicians or scientists who wish to focus on blepharospasm with and without oromandibular dystonia. Fellowships will be awarded in the amount of up to $75,000 per year for two years.
Physician applicants must be board certified or board eligible in neurology, neuro-ophthalmology, or ophthalmology, have completed a residency, and hold or be able to hold an unrestricted license to practice medicine in the United States. PhDs should have completed their degree. Non-U.S. citizens working at institutions either in the USA or abroad are also eligible to apply for a fellowship.
Deadline to apply for this year's fellowship is June 30, 2013 for a fellowship to begin approximately on July 1, 2014. Fellowship guidelines, application, and instructions may be obtained from email@example.com or visit the website, www.blepharospasm.org to download forms.
Henry Ford Hospital (Michigan, USA) Seeks Movement Disorders Fellows
Henry Ford Hospital, in southeast Michigan, is seeking movement disorder fellows for its Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Program based at our new eco-friendly Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
They division of movement disorder specialists is a growing academic, clinical and research practice that is one of the nation's largest-volume botulinum treatment and DBS therapeutics programs. Faculty appointments are available through Wayne State University School of Medicine for those who qualify In addition, the clinical program is integrated with training of neurology residents and movement disorder fellows and research resources including: state-of-the-art PET, MRI, MEG, EEG monitoring unit, and gait and balance diagnostic facilities.
The Henry Ford Hospital program has been a leading center for Parkinson's disease drug development and the recipient of funding from NIH and the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.
The Henry Ford Hospital Fellowship program offered to Board-eligible neurology residency graduates, offers one- and two-year clinical training and research opportunities, with salary support at the PGY-V level.