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Outstanding Faculty Leadership Role in Neuromuscular Medicine Department of Neurology

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California
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Oct 20, 2022

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Join us at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center as Director, Neuromuscular Medicine!

Ranked #11 best hospital in Neurology & Neurosurgery in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has one of the largest ALS programs in the country alongside multidisciplinary clinics, CIRM funding, and novel stem cell projects. Now, we’re looking for you to join us!

We are currently conducting a national search for a Director, Neuromuscular Medicine who will lead our Neuromuscular Division faculty. The new director will work in collaboration with the Department Chair on the strategy and operational functions of the program and its basic laboratory. The director will be accountable for the quality of research, clinical practice, teaching, policy and procedure development and performance improvement in the neuromuscular program.

The neuromuscular team currently includes three full time faculty and has a combined ACGME accredited neuromuscular fellowship program with UCLA and an accredited neurophysiology fellowship with includes EMG, EEG and IOM. Cedars-Sinai has one of the largest ALS programs in the country and our commitment to leading-edge care has earned Cedars-Sinai recognition as a Certified Treatment Center of Excellence from the ALS Association and a designated Muscular Dystrophy Association ALS Care Center.

Faculty at Cedars-Sinai have a unique research funding opportunity with the California Stem Cell Agency (CIRM) and Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute.  There are several novel stem cell projects under way in neurology and across Cedar-Sinai Medical Center.

Neurosciences at Cedars-Sinai is #1 in Los Angeles County for number of inpatient neurosciences discharges. The program offers world-class care for over 150 complex neurological disorders, and known for state-of-the-art research, clinical outcomes and personalized attention given to each patient.


Minimum Requirements

Medical Degree from an accredited medical school

  • Board Certification in Neurology, and Neuromuscular Medicine or Neurophysiology
  • Unrestricted California license as a physician
  • Eligible for recommendation to the appropriate academic rank in the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Professoriate and the David Geffen School of Medicine (if applicable).
  • A published author of peer reviewed articles, with ability to serve as principal or co-investigator
  • A track record of excellence in teaching, patient care, research (clinical or basic) and administration


Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest and fastest-growing nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses, and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Clinical programs range from primary care for preventing, diagnosing, and treating common conditions to specialized treatments for rare, complex, and advanced illnesses. In addition, Cedars-Sinai serves the community through its Medical Network and the highly rated Cedars-Sinai Medical Group and Cedars-Sinai Health Associates, which include Tower Hematology-Oncology, The Angeles Clinics and Research Institute, The Cedars-Sinai Valley Oncology Medical Group, and the Marina Del Rey Hospital. We are proud to be recognized as 67 on the 2021-2022 USNWR Hospital Honor Roll, with a #11 ranking nationwide in Neurology and Neurosurgery.

Please submit your CV to Department Chair, Nancy Sicotte c/o:

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center encourages and welcomes diversity in the workplace AA/EOE


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