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Henry Ford Health - Neuromuscular Neurologist

Employer
Henry Ford Medical Group
Location
Detroit, Michigan
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
Oct 24, 2023

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Job Details

The Neuromuscular Program at Henry Ford Hospital is seeking a board eligible/certified Neurologist with additional fellowship training in Neurophysiology/and or Neuromuscular to join our multi-disciplinary team.

With 13 fellowship-trained Neurologists and one Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation/Sports Medicine Physician, Henry Ford’s Neuromuscular Program has over 20 years of experience in the medical management of neuromuscular diseases. Our eight electromyography (EMG) labs have been designated Accreditation with Exemplary Status by the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine and are equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation and provide expertise in single-fiber EMG and autonomic testing.  Our busy clinical practice completes over 10,000 visits and 4,000 EMGs annually.

As an academic program, we are active in clinical trials and neurology research. Henry Ford’s Neuroscience Institute is one of the largest and most active in the Midwest, offering the most advanced neurologic medical and surgical therapies across all the major subspecialties.  Since 1996, it has received over $185 million in research funds and conducted more than 630 clinical trials. Currently, more than 180 clinical trials are ongoing for patients with neurological diseases. All centers within the Henry Ford Neuroscience Institute conduct research, with a major focus on translational research to fast-track scientific discovery from bench to bedside.  We also have the Harry J. Hoenselaar multi-disciplinary ALS clinic which is a certified treatment center of excellence.

This subspecialty practice position offers time for educational and other academic endeavors, including a teaching role with medical students, neurology residents, and neurophysiology fellows. Opportunities to teach and practice are available at additional Henry Ford sites. Academic appointment opportunities are available at Michigan State University and Wayne State University.

Qualifications – 

  • Must have completed an ACGME/AOA approved Neurology residency program.
  • Must be completing or have completed an ACGME approved Neuromuscular/and or a Neurophysiology Fellowship program.
  • Must be board-eligible/board-certified in Neurology.

Company

The Henry Ford Medical Group is one of the nation’s largest and most experienced group practices, with 1,900 physicians and researchers in more than 40 specialties.  The System also includes six hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network, and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care.  The System's flagship, Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, is a Level 1 Trauma Center recognized for clinical excellence in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, sports medicine, multi-organ transplants and cancer treatment. With more than 30,000 employees, Henry Ford Health System is the fifth-largest employer in metro Detroit, and among the most diverse.

Founded in 1915 after consultations with physicians at Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Mayo Clinic, the Henry Ford Medical Group has established itself as one of the premier group practices in the nation. For more than 100 years, the Henry Ford Medical Group has fostered innovation and advancement in patient care, education and research while encouraging improvement in technology and patient care processes. The Henry Ford Medical Group has established itself as a leader in healthcare by excelling in three key areas:

  • Clinical care: Ranked in the 99th percentile of all group practices.
  • Research: We are in the top 6 percent of National Institutes of Health-funded institutions.
  • Education: We are one of the largest post-graduate medical education enterprises in the country -- one-third of all physicians in Michigan receive training at Henry Ford.

Academic Affiliations:

Michigan State University School of Medicine (MSU SOM) - In January 2021, Henry Ford Health System and Michigan State University signed a final primary affiliation agreement to conduct joint research and clinical care, collaborate more on health student education and develop a long-term plan to build a research institute and a regional health campus in Detroit.

Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSU SOM)- Henry Ford Hospital began a relationship with Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2002, and the Health System has been expanding upon it ever since. In 2010, HFHS signed an affiliation agreement with Wayne State that increased the number of Wayne State medical students training in Henry Ford facilities, encourages collaborative research and seek efficiencies through programmatic integration.

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