A Day in the Life

  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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 m...
  • 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...
  • 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?