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Vascular Neurologists – University of Minnesota - Research Career Development Track or Clinical

Employer
University of Minnesota Physicians
Location
Minneapolis / St. Paul, MN
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
Feb 23, 2024

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The Department of Neurology at the University of Minnesota and UMPhysicians is recruiting Vascular Neurologists to join our growing team in Minneapolis, MN. We are excited to announce the following opportunities are available:

 

  • Vascular Neurologist (Research Career Development Track)
  • Vascular Neurologist (Clinical)

 

Vascular Neurologist (Research Career Development Track)

The University of Minnesota Department of Neurology and M Health Fairview seeks a Vascular Neurologist on a research career development track to join our dynamic, rapidly growing cerebrovascular team. This position will join a network of specialist academic physicians, fellows, residents, and APPs, providing the highest standard of care across our health system which includes a comprehensive stroke center, thrombectomy-capable stroke center, primary stroke center, and six acute stroke-ready hospitals.  Clinically, this position requires the highest level of vascular neurology expertise to care for complex cerebrovascular patients in person and via telestroke. 

 

This position is a three-year track supporting those who wish to develop into clinician-scientists.  It is structured similarly to an NIH career development award with protected time for research career development:

  • Year 1 includes 50% protected time for research career development and participation in the NIH StrokeNet Research Fellowship
  • Years 2 and 3 includes at least 25% protected time with flexibility based upon the applicant’s career goals and additional internal funding garnered during Year 1


When on clinical service faculty will:

  • Provide direct inpatient and outpatient care for patients with stroke and other complex cerebrovascular conditions.
  • Support a robust telemedicine network including integrated longitudinal inpatient care and emergent stroke consultation across our entire health network.
  • Collaborate with our neurocritical intensivists, cerebrovascular neurosurgeons, and neuro-interventionalists throughout the continuum of care
  • Lead innovative QI processes promoting continuous improvement in patient care and novel healthcare delivery paradigms. 
  • Integrate education formally and informally into clinical practice.  Our trainees include stroke, neurocritical care, and endovascular surgical neuroradiology fellows, stroke research fellows, residents, and medical students.
  • ​During protected time for research faculty will:
  • Complete selected coursework within the University of Minnesota’s nationally-ranked School of Public Health including methodology and grant-writing courses.  Intention to complete a Master’s Degree in clinical research is highly encouraged and tuition costs are supported by the Stroke Program.
  • Work on mentored, self-initiated research projects with the goal of submission for further grant funding.
  • Have the opportunity to lead pivotal local, national, and international clinical trials. Additional opportunities for research, teaching, and leadership may be available for qualified applicants.

Qualifications:

Expertise should be comprised of a medical degree and completion of an ACGME-accredited neurology residency and vascular neurology fellowship. A commitment to educating trainees and contributing to clinical research is essential. Prior telestroke experience is not required, but the individual should possess a strong interest in telemedicine and a desire to work collaboratively to provide for the cerebrovascular needs of patients at M Health Fairview.

 

Qualified applicants must also possess the following:

  • Current or eligible, unrestricted Minnesota State Medical License
  • Board Certified Physician or Board Eligible Physician. If not yet certified, the expectation is to acquire certification within 2 years of hire.
  • This position supports qualified O1 and J1 Applicants

 

 


Vascular Neurologist (Clinical)

The University of Minnesota Department of Neurology and M Health Fairview seek a Vascular Neurologist to join our dynamic, rapidly growing cerebrovascular team. This position will join a network of specialist academic physicians, fellows, residents, and APPs, providing the highest standard of care across our health system, including a comprehensive stroke center, thrombectomy-capable stroke center, primary stroke center, and six acute stroke-ready hospitals.

 

This position requires the highest level of vascular neurology expertise to care for complex cerebrovascular patients as part of a multidisciplinary team consisting of vascular neurologists, neurointensivists, endovascular surgical neuroradiologists, and open cerebrovascular neurosurgeons. Our program also supports a robust telemedicine network that provides optimal care for stroke patients throughout the state. Outpatient opportunities consist of new referrals, longitudinal care of established patients, TIA clinic, and collaborative specialty clinics such as Stroke-Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Stroke-Cardiology. In addition to clinical care, a crucial component of this position is educating our trainees (stroke, neurocritical care, and endovascular surgical neuroradiology fellows, stroke research fellows, residents, and medical students). We also have a core commitment to clinical research, including our role as an NIH StrokeNet Regional Coordinating Center. Finally, in recognition of the intensity of 24-7 state-of-the-art cerebrovascular care, our stroke program is transitioning to a shift model which will eliminate nearly all overnight call. This change embodies our continued dedication to a balanced, positive work environment that supports excellence in academic, educational, and non-clinical pursuits.

 

Position Highlights:

  • Provide direct inpatient and outpatient care for patients with stroke and other complex cerebrovascular and neurological conditions
  • Provide comprehensive telestroke coverage including emergency stroke intervention, diagnostic stroke evaluation, and targeted secondary stroke prevention
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams throughout the continuum of care
  • Contribute to quality improvement processes including implementation of novel stroke care delivery paradigms
  • Participate in pivotal local, national, and international clinical trials
  • Additional opportunities for research, teaching, and leadership may be available for qualified applicants

 

Expertise, Credentials and Qualifications:

  • Expertise should be comprised of a medical degree and completion of an ACGME-accredited neurology residency and vascular neurology fellowship. A commitment to educating trainees and contributing to ongoing clinical trials is essential. Prior telestroke experience is not required, but the individual should possess a strong interest in telemedicine and a desire to work collaboratively to provide for the cerebrovascular needs of patients at M Health Fairview.

 

Qualified applicants must also possess the following:

  • Current or eligible, unrestricted Minnesota State Medical License
  • Board Certified Physician or Board Eligible Physician. If not yet certified, the expectation is to acquire certification within 2 years of hire.


 

What We offer:

  • Excellent academic support for faculty including statistical support, research mentorship, and dedicated system-wide stroke research databases.
  • The University of Minnesota is a regional coordinating center for the NIH Stroke Network with an established clinical research infrastructure.  We are currently top enrollers in multiple, ongoing, pivotal phase-III clinical stroke trials.
  • An emphasis on education with considerable conference and didactic time dedicated to training three vascular neurology fellows annually, in addition to our residents, medical students, stroke research fellows, and stroke specialist APPs.
  • In recognition of the intensity of 24-7 state-of-the-art cerebrovascular care, our stroke program is transitioning to a shift model which will eliminate nearly all overnight call.  This change embodies our continued commitment to a sustainable, positive work environment supporting academic, educational, and non-clinical excellence.
  • Competitive compensation and excellent benefits support all aspects of well-being.
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness-qualifying employer.

 

Please get in touch with Rebecca Hughbanks at rhughban10@umphysicians.umn.edu with your CV or apply online at https://mphysicians.org/careers For more information regarding the Department of Neurology, please visit: https://med.umn.edu/neurology 

 

 

Company

As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas.  Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals.

The Department of Neurology at the University of Minnesota and UMPhysicians is actively recruiting to grow our Neurology team of nearly 45 clinical faculty in 10 subspecialties.  

The Department of Neurology at the University of Minnesota:

  • Translating cutting-edge research to world-class patient care is the highest priority for the Department of Neurology. Our faculty are committed to providing and improving the most advanced therapies for neurological disorders.
  • The Department has fostered the development of a wide range of subspecialty clinical services implementing advanced therapies based on groundbreaking research in areas such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Muscular Dystrophy, deep brain stimulation, ataxia, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular and sleep disorders, stroke, headache, pain management, and neurocritical care.
  • The Department is committed to training our next generation of physicians through the training and development of 24 residents and approximately 12 fellows each year.

We are recruiting for the following: 

  • General Neurologist 
  • Interventionalist
  • Movement Disorders 
  • Neurohospitalist
  • Neurologist - Neuromuscular 
  • Neurologist - Multiple Sclerosis 
  • Pediatric Neurologist - Epilepsy 
  • Vascular Neurologist

Competitive compensation and market-leading benefits that include a well-being allotment, concierge services, counseling, coaching,  best-in-Industry 401K employer match, and we are a public service loan forgiveness-qualifying employer.

Click on the APPLY button to speak with a recruiter directly about any of these opportunities. 

M Health and Clinical Partnerships:

University of Minnesota Physicians providers practice at affiliated locations under the University of Minnesota Health (M Health) shared care delivery system.  M Health represents a collaboration between University of Minnesota Physicians, University of Minnesota Medical Center and Fairview Health Services to create a nationally renowned academic health system that combines academic and community resources to provide the very best clinical care to patients and communities, while also supporting research and education across the joint healthcare delivery system. www.mhealth.org

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC):

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations. www.umn.edu

Community Information:

University of Minnesota Physicians is based in the beautiful Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area, consistently ranking as a best place to live – offering a high quality of life and low cost of living.  Minneapolis/St. Paul boasts excellent school systems, a thriving workforce, an award-winning culinary scene, museums of all types, outstanding theaters, and an international airport making travel easy.

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