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  • A Day in the Life of a Private Practitioner: James Stevens, MD

    • Oct 4, 2017

    AAN President James C. Stevens, MD, FAAN, senior neurologist at the Fort Wayne Neurological Center, acknowledges that private practice isn’t for everyone. But he believes it’s a strong career option that newly-trained neurologists don’t always consider when setting their course after residency or fellowship. Indeed, it wasn’t Stevens’ goal either but he was persuaded by the opportunity to practice with a small group after his residency at Indiana University.

  • Sports Neurology—Beyond Concussions

    • Apr 13, 2020

    Looking back, it may seem surprising that sports neurology is such a young discipline. But it’s only recently—perhaps as recently as 2008—that the field of sports neurology has become its own recognized discipline.

  • A Day in the Life of Pharmaceutical Medical Affairs: Meet Kathleen Hawker, MD

    • Jan 21, 2020

    What happens when you ask a busy neurologist to keep a journal for two weeks, cataloging her work activities and daily routines? Well, if the doctor you’ve chosen for this experiment is a pharmaceutical executive like Kathleen Hawker, you’re likely to get a peek inside a whirlwind of travel and meetings, with the journals hand-written on the airplane seat tray in-flight. 

  • A Day in the Life of a Chief Neurology Resident: Dr. Ali Daneshmand

    • Jan 21, 2020

    If it’s 7:00 a.m. and you’re the chief resident in neurology at Tufts Medical Center, you know where you’re going to be: Standing bright-eyed and alert with the float residents to learn what happened with neurological patients overnight. Even if your call the night before robbed you of some sleep while you coached a junior resident through a difficult case, you’ll be ready for a day of meetings, rounds, and patient care.

  • A Day in the Life of a Hospital-employed Neurologist

    • Apr 8, 2019

    One of the most difficult decisions most fellows and residents face is what type of practice setting to enter after training. Academic? Private practice? Clinic or hospital?