Behavioral Neurologist & Division Head of Behavioral Neurology Desired at Henry Ford Health System

Detroit, Michigan
Jan 25, 2021
Apr 25, 2021

Behavioral Neurologist & Division Head of Behavioral Neurology are Desired at Henry Ford Health System

Henry Ford Medical Group’s Department of Neurology is seeking two Neurologists (Division Head of Behavioral Neurology and a Behavioral Neurologist) to join our multi-disciplinary team as part of the new Henry Ford Center for Cognitive Health. Henry Ford’s Neuroscience Institute is one of the largest and most active in the Midwest, offering the most advanced neurologic medical and surgical therapies across all the major subspecialties.  Details regarding both opportunities are listed below:

Division Head of Behavioral Neurology

The Division Head opportunity entails:

  • Leading our clinical and research programs in behavioral neurology, aging, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease. 
  • Working on further development of the established Center for Cognitive Health, focusing on early diagnosis and intervention for Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Assuming the Paul C. Alandt Endowed Chair of Behavioral Neurology - support efforts towards reducing the burden of dementia and related neurodegenerative conditions.
  • Providing visionary leadership to expand our robust clinical trials unit to include government and industry-funded trials in Alzheimer’s disease and related neurodegenerative disorders.
  • Administering direct patient care and educational endeavors including a teaching role with medical students, Neurology and Psychiatry residents as well as Behavioral Neurology fellows.
  • Must be Board-certified in Neurology.
  • Must have completed an ACGME/AOA approved Neurology residency program.
  • Must have completed a Behavioral Neurology Fellowship.
  • A proven track record of successful, high impact funded clinical research is desired.




Behavioral Neurologist

The Behavioral Neurologist position offers opportunities to:

  • Utilize the latest tools to diagnose the stages of memory loss and dementia, including PET imaging, genetic testing, EEG, neuropsychology, and cerebrospinal fluid analysis.
  • Participate in robust clinical trials across the spectrum of cognitive decline.
  • Teach medical students, residents, and fellows as well as protected time for clinical                 research.



  • Must be Board-eligible/Board-certified in Neurology.
  •      Must have completed an ACGME/AOA approved Neurology residency program.
  •      Must have completed a Behavioral or Geriatric Neurology fellowship program.

Benefits include fully paid malpractice with tail coverage, long term disability and affordable family medical benefits, retirement savings and investment plans, academic stipends, paid vacation and academic time off.  Additional details regarding each position may be found at Division Head of Behavioral Neurology or Behavioral Neurologist.  Candidates should forward a letter of interest and CV via email to: Gregory L. Barkley, M.D., c/o Laura Settles at  (313) 282-4747.