Skip to main content

This job has expired

Behavioral Neurologist & Division Head of Behavioral Neurology are Desired at Henry Ford Health Syst

Henry Ford Medical Group
Detroit, Michigan
Closing date
Mar 5, 2024

Job Details

Henry Ford Medical Group’s Department of Neurology is seeking two Neurologists (Division Head of Behavioral Neurology and a Behavioral Neurologist) to join our multi-disciplinary team as part of the new Henry Ford Center for Cognitive Health. 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.  Details regarding both opportunities are listed below:

Division Head of Behavioral Neurology

The Division Head opportunity entails:

  • Leading our clinical and research programs in behavioral neurology, aging, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease.  Working on further development of the established Center for Cognitive Health, focusing on early diagnosis and intervention for Alzheimer’s disease. Assuming the Paul C. Alandt Endowed Chair of Behavioral Neurology - support efforts towards reducing the burden of dementia and related neurodegenerative conditions.
  • Providing visionary leadership to expand our robust clinical trials unit to include government and industry-funded trials in Alzheimer’s disease and related neurodegenerative disorders. Administering direct patient care and educational endeavors including a teaching role with medical students, Neurology and Psychiatry residents as well as Behavioral Neurology fellows.


  • Must be Board-certified in Neurology.
  • Must have completed an ACGME/AOA approved Neurology residency program.
  • Must have completed a Behavioral Neurology Fellowship.
  • A proven track record of successful, high impact funded clinical research is desired.

Behavioral Neurologist

The Behavioral Neurologist position offers opportunities to:

  • Utilize the latest tools to diagnose the stages of memory loss and dementia, including PET imaging, genetic testing, EEG, neuropsychology, and cerebrospinal fluid analysis.
  • Participate in robust clinical trials across the spectrum of cognitive decline.
  • Teach medical students, residents, and fellows as well as protected time for clinical research.


  • Must be Board-eligible/Board-certified in Neurology.      
  • Must have completed an ACGME/AOA approved Neurology residency program.      
  • Must have completed a Behavioral or Geriatric Neurology fellowship program.

Benefits include fully paid malpractice with tail coverage, long term disability and affordable family medical benefits, retirement savings and investment plans, academic stipends, paid vacation and academic time off.  


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.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert