Stanford Movement Disorders Center Clinical Fellowship
The Stanford Movement Disorders Center (SMDC) offers a 1 or 2 year Fellowship in Movement Disorders. Fellows will receive comprehensive training in diverse aspects of movement disorders that include the following areas: the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of adult and pediatric movement disorders, botulinum toxin administration in adults and children, pre- and post-surgical management of patients undergoing functional neurosurgery, and intra-operative electro-physiological recording.
The fellow will train with four fulltime Movement Disorders fellowship trained neurologists, with clinic opportunities 5 days per week, and one or two DBS procedures a week. In addition to general movement disorders, the Stanford program encompasses several multidisciplinary specialty clinical opportunities, including:
Multiple weekly clinical and academic conferences are attended by the entire faculty and fellow, including:
Clinical research opportunities with faculty include neuronal firing pattern recognition and signal analysis in a variety of movement disorders, computerized quantification and analysis of motor control, functional and structural neuroimaging (fMRI, 7T MRI FDG PET, DAT SPECT) in movement disorders, clinical trials, and genetic research in movement disorders. Funding for the second year if pursued will be from research grants of the faculty and/or obtained by the Fellow.
How to apply
We participate in the Movement Disorders Fellowship Match. The date of the Match for July 2016 start date will be September 17th, 2015. Rank lists are due online by September 3rd, 2015. Applicants should apply during winter/spring of the PGY-3 year with interviews in late spring and summer. Applications are currently being accepted for the 2016-2017 year. Interested candidates should email their curriculum vitae and 3 letters of recommendation to . Vanessa Johnson email@example.com with MOVEMENT DISORDERS FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION in the heading or mail this to:
Helen Brontë-Stewart, MD, MSE
Applicants should also register through the San Francisco Match website.