Asian and Oceanian Section

AOS Fellowship Programs

Country: Australia

Movement Disorders Unit, Westmead Hospital, Sydney

Fellowship training information:

Has had a movement disorders fellowship training program for 30 years.
Positions available: 1
Length of fellowship: 1 year
Offers Specific Training in Botulinum Toxin Injections, Electrophysiology in movement disorders, and Deep Brain Stimulation.

Curriculum:

Fellowship Duties • Assist ward registrar in management of movement disorders inpatients • Weekly Monday Movement Disorder Meeting • Videotaping of patients • Weekly Movement Disorder Neurophysiology studies • Weekly Huntington's Disease Clinic • Weekly Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Clinic • Weekly Tremor Studies • Weekly Botulinum Toxin Injection Clinics • Weekly reporting on tremor and other neurophysiological studies • Participation in Clinical Drug Trials in Parkinson's disease and other Movement Disorders • Designing and implementing research projects in Parkinson's disease, Huntington's Disease or other movement disorders • Weekly Nerve Conduction/Electromyography Clinic (as time permits) • Weekly EEG reporting (as time permits) • Presentations at local, Sydney-wide and national meetings related to movement disorders

Represented subspecialites:

Psychology - 2
Psychiatry - 1
Neuroimaging - 2
Neurosurgery - 2
Neurology - 7
Neuroscience - 2
Nursing - 3
Nutrition/Dietetics - 1
Physical Therapy - 3
Social Work - 1
Speech/Swallowing Therapy - 1
Paediatric Neurologist - 2
Clinical Geneticist -1

Contact information:

Contact name: - Dr Victor Fung
Contact email: - vscfung@ozemail.com.au

Additional comments:

Applicants must have completed or nearly completely their neurology training. Additional salary support other than the Training Fellowship is not available.