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    Surgical Director-Deep Brain Stimulation Program
    Chicago Western Suburbs

    Central Dupage Hospital is seeking a Functional Neurosurgeon with expertise in Deep Brain Stimulation, responsible for the overall development and quality/performance management for these services. Candidates must be board certified in neurosurgery.

    This outstanding opportunity will be instrumental in providing leadership/strategic planning/quality improvement/education-outreach to support our program.

    The Neurosciences Institute at Central Dupage Hospital (CDH) is a leader in the western suburbs of Chicago in innovative care for complex and common conditions of the brain and spinal cord. The DBS Program at CDH is one of the busiest in the state of Illinois.

    This is an outstanding opportunity Central Dupage Hospital/Delnor Hospital/Cadence Physician Group, premier healthcare provider in the Chicago western suburbs. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and a collegial work environment within a physician led team. Academic collaboration may be pursued through existing departmental and health system affiliations. 

    Central DuPage Hospital/Delnor Hospital/Cadence Physician Group is the premier healthcare provider serving more than 1.1 million residents in Chicago’s western suburbs. For the seventh year (2006-2010, 2012, 2013), CDH has been selected by Truven Health Analytics as one of the “100 Top Hospitals in the U.S.”. CDH and Delnor hospitals have achieved Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing services from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

    Cadence Health is now part of Northwestern Medicine, an integrated academic health system serving the greater Chicago area and beyond. Northwestern Medicine is a shared vision that joins our health system with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine to transform healthcare and make a positive impact on people’s lives through clinical innovation, educational excellence and breakthrough research. Through four hospitals and more than 60 outpatient sites of care, our health system is a trusted source for quality healthcare close to where our patients live and work. We provide access to state-of-the-art diagnostics, world-class physicians, treatment that is informed by the latest research from the Feinberg School, and a workforce dedicated to exceptional service and a mission of Patients First.

    For more information please contact: Melanie.harkins@cadencehealth.org
    630 933 5135
    www.cadencehealth.org
    Cadence Health is now part of Northwestern Medicine


    Neurosurgery Jobs in Portland, OR

    Portland, Oregon – The Providence Brain & Spine Institute and a well-established private practice are partnering to bring a fellowship-trained Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgeon to build a new Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery program. The position will be split between medical directorship, clinical duties and research with a heavy emphasis on clinical work. Will also take general neurosurgery call. Open to all levels of experience. Competitive compensation package and wonderful quality of life in Portland.

    The Providence Brain & Spine Institute is a renowned neuroscience center focused on leading neurological innovative care models and clinical research.  In addition to the regional Stroke Center, the Institute includes specialized neurosurgery, orthopedic spine, MS, dementia, ALS, epilepsy and other clinical and research programs.

    Portland has a metro population over two million, but maintains strong local neighborhoods and a close connection to nature. Consequently, the city consistently ranks high in national “livability” contests. Popular Science magazine named Portland the greenest city in America. No city of comparable size offers residents cleaner air and water and an all-around healthy environment, according to Earth Day Network. Portland has been named the most bicycle- and dog-friendly big city as well. With high urban culture and easy access to vast evergreen forests, the Pacific Ocean and sun-drenched central Oregon, it’s easy to see why Portland is so popular.

    Providence Brain & Spine Institute is part of Providence Health & Services, a not-for-profit network of hospitals, clinics and physician partners in Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Providence has a proud 150-year history in the West, and we continue to grow with the communities we serve. With more than 300 provider opportunities in virtually all specialties, we offer diverse lifestyle choices, flexible work arrangements and robust practice support. Learn more atwww.providence.org/providerjobs.  

    For more information and to apply, please contact:
    Josh Erde-Wollheim
    Providence Health & Services
    Recruiter, Physician Services & Development
    503-203-0816 Direct
    503-215-0775 Fax
    Josh.ErdeWollheim@providence.org
    www.providence.org/providerjobs



    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – New Orleans
    Department of Neurosurgery
    Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgeon

    The Department of Neurosurgery at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA is seeking a Neurosurgeon, with a primary interest in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (non-tenure, clinical track). Responsibilities will include clinical care, supervision of residents, sharing in departmental on-call coverage responsibilities, and participating in educational programs involving medical students and residents. The selected candidate will be expected to undertake clinical or educational research. Compensation and benefits are competitive and compensation will be negotiated based upon academic rank and experience. The School of Medicine does not participate in sponsoring faculty candidates for the Department of Health and Hospitals’ Conrad 30 program. LSUHSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer for females, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

    Qualification Requirements: Required: * BC/BE Neurosurgeon * Primary interest in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery * Must be board certified or board eligible, and qualify for licensure in the state of Louisiana upon commencement of employment * Must have completed a Neurosurgical residency and have a proven track record of academic and clinical productivity as well as teaching.

    Applicant Instructions: Submit curriculum vitae and names and contact information of three references electronically to SOM-Jobs@lsuhsc.edu; reference Stereotactic position; Position will remain open until filled.


  • Brain exploration and epilepsy surgery course.

    July 14-26, 2013.
    Venice International University, San Servolo, Venice, Italy.

    Aim of the course is to teach attendees to: (1) utilize basic knowledge for imaging and electrophysiological study of candidate patients to epilepsy surgery; (2) describe nature and evolution of surgically remediable epilepsies; (3) recognize and select patients with drug-resistant epilepsy that may benefit of surgical approach; (4) plan neurophysiological, video EEG and imaging investigations and interpret their results in the clinical context; (5) run and manage a team that collaborate in a Epilepsy Surgery Unit. The course is primarily targeted at neurologists, neuropediatricians, neurophysiologists, neuroradiologists and neurosurgeons interested in the pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of pharmacoresistant epilepsies, and in research programs implementing in an epilepsy surgery unit.

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