University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Clinical Center for Movement Disorders Fellowship
The Clinical Center for Movement Disorders at UTSW Medical Center offers a one-year comprehensive fellowship during which the fellow will have an opportunity to train with five movement disorders specialists. The fellow is involved with the diagnosis and management of a wide spectrum of movement disorders including Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, a typical parkinsonian syndromes, dystonia, ataxias, Huntington's disease, and secondary movement disorders.
The fellow has an active role in all aspects of the Neuromodulation program-facilitating pre- and post-deep brain stimulation evaluations for patients considering surgery for movement disorders; presenting cases at the interdisciplinary meetings; tracking progress through a database; and programming after implantation. Neurotherapeutical interventions for movement disorders also include chemodenervation clinics. The fellow gets hands-on training in EMG-guided botox treatment of hyperkinetic movement disorders and spasticity.
Fellowship didactic curriculum includes regularly scheduled video-rounds which afford recognition of complex phenomenology of movements and their management; journal clubs; and case presentations. Additionally, the fellow can participate in a variety of ongoing clinical research projects.
We are accepting applications at this time for the 2014-15 academic year starting on July 1, 2014. Your CV, completed Application form, 2-3 letters of reference, and a personal statement can be sent to:
Attn: Shilpa Chitnis, M.D., PhD,
Movement Disorders Fellowship Application
5323 Harry Hines Blvd, J3.118
Dallas, TX 75390-9036
Phone +1 214-648-8816
Fax: +1 214-648-9129
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.