A university health system in central Connecticut is excited to welcome a new Division Chief of Neuromuscular Service. Join a collegial Department of Neurology with over 20 providers and report directly to the Chair of Neurology. Candidates with a minimum of 5 years’ experience and qualifications for initial appointment at Associate Professor level or above are preferred.
The successful candidate will serve as Neuromuscular/EMG Division Chief and will lead the division in its clinical and educational responsibilities. In addition to having a clinical practice in primarily Neuromuscular Medicine/EMG, the new Chief will organize and direct other onsite neuromuscular faculty in the treatment of a variety of peripheral nerve and muscle disorders. The ideal candidate will be Neurology and Neuromuscular Fellowship-trained and eager to participate in a multispecialty group practice that provides patient-centered care rooted in evidence-based medicine. Expertise and training in EMG and nerve conduction studies, as well as experience and interest in evoked potential interpretation, botulinum neurotoxin or nerve block injection are highly desirable. An autonomic nerve facility is available for those with interest and training in this area. There is also the opportunity to develop multidisciplinary clinics for ALS and/or muscular dystrophy in collaboration with the ALSA and MDA, as well as clinical and/or research interests in myasthenia gravis, neuropathy and muscle diseases. Research opportunities abound with a strong departmental focus on neuroinflammation and the availability of Jackson Laboratories on campus for collaboration in genetics research.
Additionally, the new Chief will be responsible for overseeing the neuromuscular training of neurology residents and rotating residents in physical medicine and rehabilitation, as well as the Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship, a one-year program with one fellow per year training in the clinical diagnosis, management, and pathology of neuromuscular disorders.
- Level 3 Trauma Center
- Thrombectomy Capable Stroke Center
- 2-bed EMU, NAEC Level 3 Epilepsy Center
- AANEM accredited Neurodiagnostic Lab performs over 800 EMG studies a year
- Infusion Suite in Cancer Center
- Recipient of five 2023 Quantros CareChex national awards for medical excellence, including the number one hospital in the market for neurological care, and in the top 10% in Connecticut, the northeast region and nationally
Neuromuscular Division Chief Highlights:
- Lead the Neuromuscular Medicine/EMG Division
- Report directly to the Chair of Neurology
- Primarily outpatient neuromuscular/EMG clinical practice with minimal inpatient consult/call responsibilities
- Protected administrative time available
- Comprehensive Neuromuscular Center with full spectrum of diagnostic services
- State-of-the-art Autonomic Disorders Lab
- Research interests especially welcome and supported
- Faculty appointment
- Teaching opportunities with neurology residents and neuromuscular fellow
- Strong health and retirement benefits program, plus paid tuition for faculty children
About the location:
A lovely suburb of Hartford, the state’s capitol, this town provides access to all the big city amenities in a quaint New England setting. One million residents choose to reside in the greater Hartford area because it offers a tremendous selection of welcoming neighborhoods in which to live, excellent public and private schools, great restaurants, shopping, music, museums and historical areas. The central New England location puts you in close proximity to both New York City and Boston (each about 2 hours away by car) with easy access to dependable air and rail services (20 miles south of Bradly International Airport and 10 miles southwest of Hartford Union Station).
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