TheDepartment of Neurology at Henry Ford Hospital is seeking a boardeligible/certified neurologist with fellowship training in behavioral orgeriatric neurology to join our multi-disciplinary team as part of the newHenry Ford Center for Cognitive Health. This primarily clinical position also offersthe opportunity to teach medical students, residents and fellows, and protectedtime for clinical research. A tenure-track academic appointment is availablefor those who qualify, through Wayne State University.
Currently,the Center consists of two board-certified neurologists, a geriatricpsychiatrist, an advanced practice provider, social work, psychometrists,nursing and administrative support. The 3 year Center development plan callsfor adding 3 clinicians together with the development of a robust clinicaltrials enterprise across the spectrum of cognitive decline including normalindividuals at high risk. Community outreach and support to underservedpopulations within our service area will also be a focus of the Center.
Ourprogram has 30 years of experience in the medical management of Alzheimer's anddementia, with a UCNS-approved behavioral neurology fellowship training program.Our busy clinical practice treats over 800 individual memory patients per year andincludes the use of the latest tools to diagnose the stages of memory loss anddementia, including PET imaging, genetic testing, EEG, neuropsychology, andcerebrospinal fluid analysis. The Center Director is on the Executive Board ofthe cross-state Michigan Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and is aco-investigator with several national consortia, including the Alzheimer'sDisease Collaborative Study and the Alzheimer's Clinical Trials Consortium.
Withalmost 50 neurologists total, Henry Ford's Neuroscience Institute is one of thelargest and most active in the Midwest, offering the most advanced neurologicmedical and surgical therapies across all the major subspecialties, along witha robust residency and an array of fellowship offerings. As an academicprogram, we are active in clinical trials and neurology research. Since 1996,the Henry Ford Neuroscience Institute has received over $200 million inresearch funds and conducted more than 700 clinical trials. All centers withinthe Henry Ford Neuroscience Institute conduct research, with a major focus ontranslational research to fast-track scientific discovery from bench tobedside.