Opportunity for Clinical Neurophysiology -EEG/Epilepsy Track Fellowship at Icahn School of Medicine

Mount Sinai Health System
New York City, New York
Closing date
Jun 19, 2022

Accepting Applications for the year 2023-2024

Application Deadline:  June 15, 2022 

The Department of Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital is offering a one-year fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology in EEG/Epilepsy track. Our epilepsy program spans the New York City metropolitan area with outpatient practices in multiple locations. We have inpatient epilepsy monitoring units at three locations- The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai West, and Kravis Children’s Hospital. These inpatient locations are all designated Level 4 Epilepsy Centers certified by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. This CNP fellowship is accredited by the American Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the American Board of Medical Specialties, the certifying bodies for physician training in the United States. The fellows are eligible for Certification in the Subspecialty of Clinical Neurophysiology with emphasis on EEG/Epilepsy and/or Epilepsy Subspecialty Certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology upon successful completion of their training.

Our CNP one-year program with emphasis on EEG/Epilepsy provides extensive training in treating patients with epilepsy across all age groups. Fellows will have wide exposure to reading routine, ambulatory, and long-term video EEG studies in both ICU and non-ICU settings. Fellows will work with an interdisciplinary team of adult and pediatric epileptologists, neurosurgeons, neuropsychologists, neuropsychiatrists, EEG technicians, neuroradiologists, allied health professionals, dieticians, social workers to provide multidisciplinary care to patients with epilepsy. Fellows have their own outpatient continuity clinics where they see patients under the supervision of the attending faculty. Fellows will get comprehensive clinical experience in the medical and surgical management of epilepsy. Fellows are an integral part of our program and play an essential role in teaching our medical students and residents, The fellow will also spend some part of their training in learning basics of electromyography, nerve conduction studies, evoked potentials and diseases of peripheral nervous system. Elective time is offered for clinical research, sleep, intraoperative monitoring based on individual interests. Fellows are encouraged to participate in clinical research, patient safety, quality improvement projects, and national annual society meetings. Clinical experience is complemented by series of didactic lectures, journal clubs, Epilepsy surgical multi-disciplinary conference, clinical research meetings etc.

We are accepting applications from both adult and pediatric neurology residents. To be considered, you should have completed an approved adult or pediatric neurology residency or equivalent and be eligible for licensure in the State of New York.

We encourage you to submit your completed application before the deadline.

· Completed application form

· Curriculum vitae

· Personal statement

· At least three (3) letters of recommendation; one letter should come from your residency PD

· Your previous research experience/publications

Contact: Jennifer Munoz (Program Coordinator) jennifer.munoz@mssm.edu

Anuradha Singh, MD, FAAN (Program Director) anuradha.singh@mssm.edu

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