The Neurosciences Institute at a well-established academic medical center in New York is excited to further develop their Neurology Department with the addition of staff neurologists with subspecialty interests and training in Movement Disorders, Behavioral/Alzheimer's and Epilepsy, as well as Directorship level neurologists for their Neurohospitalist Program. There also exists an opportunity for a Neurology Residency Program Director. On a secondary level, the program is also interested in pediatric neurologists, neuro-ophthalmologists, and other interested sub-specialists. They are also excited to further develop their Neurology Department with the addition of a research-focused, physician-scientist who specializes in neurodegenerative disorders. Qualified candidates with applicable interest in neuro-imaging are of particular interest.
The university's Neuroscience Institute is comprised of multi-disciplinary teams of clinical and research physicians and professionals, and the neurology department partners closely with neurobiology and psychiatry to offer patients comprehensive access to life changing medicine.
The new hires will join a robust team of adult and pediatric neurologists, NPs, PAs, as well as neurosurgeons at the main campus hospital; a 624-bed, Level I Trauma Center in beautiful, Suffolk County, New York.
About the Hospital & Neurology Program –
- 624-bed, Level I Trauma Center
- Cerebrovascular and Comprehensive Stroke Center
- Attached Pediatric Hospitals
- Level IV, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
- Movement Disorders Center
- Christopher Pendergrast ALS Comprehensive Care of Excellence
- Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center
- Sleep Disorders Center
- Neuro-Critical Care Unit
- Team of 33 Neurologists, 13 neurosurgeons, and 17 APPs
About the Opportunities –
- Outpatient opportunities: Epilepsy, General, Behavioral/Alzheimer's, Movement Disorders, Pediatric Neurology, and Neuro-ophthalmology
- Leadership opportunities: Neurohospitalist Program Co-Director, Neurology Residency Program Director
- M-F scheduling
- Faculty appointment with the university
- .2 protected “department citizenship” time for academic activities
- Competitive compensation package
About the Neurology Residency Program Directorship Role –
- The position is a full-time clinical effort allocated across relevant academic mission areas: Residency Director, Adult Neurology Residency (50%), and Clinical service in the inpatient or outpatient setting per faculty preference (50%)
- Oversee and direct the Adult Neurology Residency Program at Stony Brook Medicine / Stony Brook University Hospital and Northport Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Center in a manner consistent with ACGME and other applicable oversight body requirements
- Participate in Resident Recruitment via the NRMP Resident Match process, including candidate review, interview, ranking and final matching process.
- Oversee residents’ individual clinical and academic progress, identify opportunities for improvement and establish improvement plans remediation plans where needed.
- Improve existing educational programs and create new educational content relevant to trainees to include new, innovative approaches such as the development of OSCEs, standardized patients, and Simulations in the SBU Clinical Skills Center.
- Provide a learning and work environment in which residents can raise concerns and provide feedback in a confidential manner as appropriate, without fear of intimidation or retaliation.
About the Neurodegenerative, Physician-Scientist Role –
Candidates can have experience conducting basic, translational, or clinical research and should have a demonstrated track record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals and with success in securing extramural funding. Applicants with clinical training in adult or child neurology will be appointed in the relevant clinical division and will provide clinical coverage in inpatient and outpatient services. They will also contribute to the educational mission by mentoring research trainees and teaching and supervising medical students, residents, and fellows.
Neurodegenerative, Physician-Scientist Required Qualifications
- Qualified candidates will hold a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D., Ph.D. degrees (or foreign equivalent).
- Research experience and accomplishments in either basic, translational, or clinical research.
- Board certification in neurology by the ABPN and hold or be eligible for medical licensure in New York.
- Possess a record of publication in peer-reviewed journals.
- Demonstrate strong communication and leadership skills and the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.
- Evidence of success competing for extramural, federal funding.
- Evidence of success in obtaining extramural funding, managing a basic research laboratory, or leading clinical trials.
About the Area –
The university is located in beautiful Suffolk County, which is the easternmost county in New York State, and is divided into 10 towns; Babylon, Brookhaven, East Hampton, Huntington, Islip, Riverhead, Shelter Island, Smithtown, Southampton, and Southold. With a population of 1,522,998, Suffolk County is one of the best places to live in the state.
Stony Brook is a suburb with a population of around 13,000. The area offers residents a wide, open rural feel, with quick access to the city. The area boasts a lovely sampling of restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and parks. There are many great options for both public and private schooling, and it’s a wonderful place for families to put down roots.
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