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Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency - Department of Neurology, WashU School of Medicine

Washington University in St. Louis
Saint Louis, Missouri (US)
Closing date
Aug 12, 2022

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The Department of Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine invites applications and nominations for Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency. 

The Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency reports to the Department Chair and Vice Chair of Education.  The Program Director will have a minimum of 50-70% protected time and is supported by Associate Program Directors and a Program Coordinator.  The Program Director will have responsibility and accountability for the operation of the program, developing program improvements and initiatives based on results of ACGME resident and faculty surveys, fostering a culture of transparency and open communication, and will enhance the residency program to meet evolving ABPN, ACGME, and the school of medicine requirements.  There are 44 resident positions in the Adult Neurology Program, a four year categorical training program (11 residents per year).   

The Department of Neurology is one of the premiere neurology departments in the country. It ranks first in the nation in total NIH funding ($103 million) and is consistently ranked by both U.S. News & World Report and HealthGrades for clinical excellence. A leader in the training of exceptional physicians and physician-scientists, the department is a key provider of education for learners at all levels and is committed to training the next generation of leaders in neurological care.  In addition to the adult residency, a Pediatric Neurology residency (25 resident positions) and thirteen fellowships are offered.  Clinical care is provided at multiple sites in the St. Louis region including Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and the Center for Advanced Medicine.  The department is home to two multi-disciplinary centers; the Hope Center, which studies neurodegeneration and nerve cell death, and the Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.  The Knight Center houses the internationally renowned Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN) clinical trials unit, which is funded by both private industry and public funding sources and serves as a model for the use of personalized medicine in clinical trials. 

 An MD, DO or MD/PhD, board certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) and holding, or qualified to obtain, an unrestricted license to practice medicine in Missouri are required.  The Program Director will be at the rank of Assistant Professor or above.  Required qualifications also include prior teaching experience in an adult neurology residency or a sub-specialty fellowship; experience in residency and/or fellowship program administration and program development is strongly preferred 

Candidates may apply online at Program Director Adult Neurology Residency.  To learn more about this unique opportunity, please contact: 

Mark Prosperi 
Executive Director, Talent Management 
   and Executive Search 
Washington University School of Medicine 


Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the recruitment of candidates traditionally underrepresented on university faculties. Individuals of any race, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation are encouraged to apply, as are disabled individuals and veterans. The School of Medicine at Washington University is committed to finding solutions to global health problems, including ones that affect minority and disadvantaged populations. 

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