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Division Chief of Epilepsy - University of Rochester Medical Center

Merritt Hawkins
Rochester, New York
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Sep 5, 2022

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Start Date: 7/21/2022

Job Type: Permanent

The Department of Neurology at the University of Rochester Medical Center is seeking a child or adult neurologist who is board certified or has extensive experience in epilepsy to serve as the next Division Chief of Epilepsy. The successful candidate will have a strong track record of clinical or administrative accomplishments and program-building experience. They will be expected to oversee the growth of the division’s established program and the expansion and management of the Epilepsy Division. You must be an experienced leader who can take the division to the next level.


  • Excellent clinical skills required—the incoming director will be expected to participate in clinical activities within the University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Must possess a collaborative leadership style, have effective communication skills, and be inclusive to all individuals 
  • Be able to develop a vision, implement a strategy, and carry out day-to-day operations for a busy clinical program 
  • Have outstanding interpersonal skills, integrity, and organizational skills 
  • Experience in promoting diversity within an academic neurology department and a commitment to providing equitable health care in alignment with the Department’s mission 
  • Exceptional track record in teaching and mentoring residents and fellows 
  • The ability to initiate or foster research to improve the lives of patients with epilepsy 


  • Significant academic leadership opportunity in a renowned and nationally recognized neurology department 
  • Grow and expand the division’s established programs 
  • Teach in a highly rated medical school and in Top 10 (Doximity) Adult and Child Neurology training programs 
  • Work in an extensive healthcare system with 7 hospitals and a broad urban, suburban, and rural catchment area 
  • Mentor faculty and promote scholarship and research
  • Participate in an active clinical trials program
  • Develop the next generation of epilepsy leaders 

On the southern shore of Lake Ontario, Rochester, New York, is just north of the breathtaking Finger Lakes region in Upstate New York. The city’s cost of living is about 22% below the national average.

  • Stimulating, diverse, and progressive metropolitan community of 1.1 million people
  • Stress-free living, including affordable housing, easy commutes, and highly ranked public schools
  • Cultural district features the Eastman School of Music, The Memorial Art Gallery, and several other museums, theaters, studios, shops, restaurants, and more 
  • More than 100 wineries, breweries, and distilleries
  • Camping and water sports of all kinds, as well as downhill and cross-country skiing
  • Ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Place to Live and the No. 3 place to live in New York


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