Rush University Medical Center has an unexpected opening in the ACGME approved epilepsy fellowship beginning on July 1, 2017. This fellow would join a program with enriched clinical and research opportunities as an adult epilepsy fellow, with 7 adult epilepsy faculty, 2 clinical neurophysiologists and 2 epilepsy neurosurgeons. The department also has fellowships in Neuro-Intensive Care, Movement Disorders, Stroke and Neuromuscular diseases , creating excellent fellow level comradery.
This is an ACGME-accredited one-year Epilepsy Fellowship at Rush University Medical Center. This position provides extensive experience in epilepsy including video/EEG monitoring ( phase I and Phase II) , ICU continuous EEG monitoring , advanced management ( surgical and brain stimulation) of the patient with epilepsy, training in EPs and ample opportunities for research projects. Elective rotations in EPs, neuroimaging in epilepsy, neuropsychology and sleep disorders, are offered as part of the program. The Fellowship provides training and eligibility for Board certification in Epilepsy.
Facilities at RUMC include a state-of-the-art adult Level 4 NAEC-accredited 8 bed epilepsy monitoring unit, a combined pediatric and adult accredited teaching EEG laboratory, advanced neuroimaging systems, as well as clinic facility where more than 5000 epilepsy patients are seen on annual basis.
Interested applicants please email/fax a CV and Letter of Interest (addressed to Antoaneta Balabanov, MD) to our coordinator Jon Steinhagen (firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as possible.
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