Headache Specialist Physician – Pittsburgh, PA
- Allegheny Health Network
- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Competitive Compensation Package
- Closing date
- Jun 21, 2023
- Full Time
The Allegheny Health Network (AHN) is recruiting a full-time Headache Specialist physician to join our team located in Pittsburgh, PA!
In addition, Allegheny Health Network’s Enterprise Equitable Health Institute is creating a national model for the recruitment of health professionals that are committed to the health equity and to the inclusion of underrepresented individuals in medicine (URiM). The Talent Attraction Program Pittsburgh (TAPP) Loan Repayment & Retention Program offers loan repayment up to $60,000 per year to qualifying applicants.
- Board of UCNS certification warranted, to work in the headache center for inpatient and outpatient headache disorders management
- Potential for academic research and fellowship program also available
Requirements for the TAPP Program:
- Completion of separate application
- Function as liaison between Allegheny Clinic or the applicable Allegheny Health Network institute and the resident community, including for selected disciplinary efforts
- Work with Enterprise Equitable Health Institute as part of its recruitment, retention, and promotion initiatives
- Fellowship Trained in Headache Disorders
- Board Eligible or Board Certified in Neurology
- UCNS certification
- PA License
AHN Proudly Offers
- Competitive Compensation Package
- Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
- Retirement Benefits
- Generous PTO Plan
- Additional benefits include, but not limited to: EAP, Employee Discounts, and Gym Discounts
AHN Neuroscience Institute
Our Institute integrates renowned experts in the subspecialties of neurology, neuroradiology, neuro-critical care, and neurosurgery to offer leading-edge diagnosis and treatment for patients with the most complex neurological disorders across 7 hospitals throughout Western PA.
The Neuroscience Institute currently staffs 22 neurosurgeons and 28 Neurologists who specialize in a myriad of neurosurgical disorders, including brain, spine and skull-based surgery, stroke, movement disorders, cranial nerve disorders, neuro-oncology, epilepsy, headache, neuromuscular disorders, dementia and concussions to name a few. The Department has a quaternary care facility within Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) in Pittsburgh PA, that has a level 1 trauma center, and a level 2 trauma center at Forbes Regional Hospital (FRH), located in Monroeville, Pa.
Allegheny Health Network
Nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care, Allegheny Health Network is one of the largest healthcare systems serving Western, PA – ten diverse hospitals, over 250 health care facilities and growing!
Pittsburgh is a vibrant and exciting city, offering diverse culture, world-class arts and music, prestigious colleges and universities, proximity to state and local recreational parks, and a nationally-recognized culinary scene. It is home to major sports teams as well as key players within an ever-growing tech industry. Pittsburgh is recognized as one of the ‘most livable cities’ in the United States by Forbes and The Economist. Pittsburgh’s beautiful landscape, rivers and bridges, and affordable cost of living make it an attractive option for both individuals and families.
 The AAMC has broadened the definition of URiM in medicine to include “those racial and ethnic populations that are underrepresented in the medical profession relative to their numbers in the general population”. Underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in medicine are African Americans, Hispanics, American Indians, Alaska Natives, native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders. The AAMC’s definition also includes intersectionality for male and female individuals of color, with race and gender contributing distinct experiences when confronting privilege and power in academic medicine. Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). n.d. Underrepresented in medicine definition. Available at: https://www.aamc.org/initiatives/urm (accessed November 2, 2021); as cited in National Academy of Medicine. Stat! An Action Plan for Replacing the Broken System of Recruitment and Retention of Underrepresented Minorities in Medicine. Available at: https://nam.edu/stat-an-action-plan-for-replacing-the-broken-system-of-recruitment-and-retention-of-underrepresented-minorities-in-medicine/ (September 10, 2018).
About the Neuroscience Institute at AHN
AHN’s Neuroscience Institute integrates leading medical experts in the subspecialties of neurology, neuro-otology, neuro-ophthalmology, neuroradiology, neuro-critical care, and neurosurgery to offer highly advanced care for patients with the most complex neurological disorders. Recognized as both a Neuroscience Center of Excellence and a Spine Center of Excellence, the program serves as a national and international referral center for treatment of all types of neurological conditions.
The Neuroscience Institute currently staffs 28 neurologists who specialize in a myriad of neurological disorders, including; General Neurology, MS, Epilepsy, Stroke, Headache, Alzheimer’s/Dementia, Neuro-psyche testing Spasticity, EMG’s, Neuro-muscular disorders, ALS, Myasthenia Gravis, Parkinson’s/Movement Disorders, and Concussion.
The Allegheny General Neurology Residency Program has five (5) approved residency positions per year. Through ‘Advanced-link’ it combines four (4) years of training into our ACGME-accredited preliminary Internal Medicine and Neurology Residency Programs.
Nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care, Allegheny Health Network is one of the largest healthcare systems serving Western, PA – over ten diverse hospitals, over 250 health care facilities and growing!
Pittsburgh is a vibrant and exciting city, offering diverse culture, world-class arts and music, prestigious colleges and universities, proximity to state and local recreational parks, and a nationally recognized culinary scene. Pittsburgh’s beautiful landscape, rivers and bridges and affordable cost of living make it an attractive option for both individuals and families.
Erie is a vibrant and exciting city that is located on the southern shore Great Lake Erie. Access the 7 miles of beaches and 14 miles of trails at Presque Isle, enjoy a weekend exploring the local wineries, breweries and eateries or visit one of the many local museums – Erie has something for everyone! Low cost of living, close proximity to major cities and accessibility to great public and private schools make Erie, PA a great location for individuals and families alike.
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