Neurologist needed to join Mount Sinai's Center for Cognitive Health and NFL Neurological Care!
As an institutional priority, the Icahn School of Medicine is embarking on a new strategic initiative to further strengthen our clinical and research program in aging- related cognitive health and neurodegeneration. We are seeking an exceptional clinical/academic behavioral neurologist or geriatric psychiatrist to join its renowned Center for Cognitive Health (CCH), currently directed by Sam Gandy, MD, PhD, Mount Sinai Chair in Alzheimer’s Research, as an umbrella that also includes the Mount Sinai NFL Neurological Center. The incumbent will join current staff that include Dr Gandy; Julie Ciardullo, MD, Associate Director of CCH for Clinical Care; Ana Pereira, MD, PhD; Assistant Professor of Neurology, and Harry Ramos, MD, Associate Professor of Geriatrics.
The successful candidate will have expertise in dementia and related cognitive disorders, with a track record of accomplishments suitable for the academic rank of associate or full professor. The candidate will be expected to have demonstrated high quality patient oriented research that has attracted peer-reviewed funding and published in high impact journals. The candidate will have demonstrated the leadership skills necessary to direct this interdisciplinary center that consists of internationally recognized neurologists, psychiatrists, geriatricians, neuropsychologists, neuroscientists, and patient care managers to serve individuals struggling with memory and other cognitive disorders.
A generous support package will allow his/her research and the center’s programs to thrive in this nurturing academic and clinical environment. This package will include resources to expand the CCH through the recruitment of additional physician scientists. In addition, the candidate will teach and supervise medical students, neurology and psychiatry residents, fellows, and colleagues. The incumbent will act as liaison with the Mount Sinai Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center where subjects for clinical trials will be referred.
The center is a unit of the Friedman Brain Institute, a large, multidisciplinary effort involving numerous basic science and clinical departments that incorporates all aspects of brain research, with strengths in cognitive function and neuropsychiatry.
The CCH is involved in a wide range of cognitive research programs using emerging technologies to probe the underlying causes of cognitive disorders. The center is closely aligned with the Mount Sinai Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC), and the Ronald M. Loeb Center for Alzheimer’s disease, internationally renowned centers of excellence dedicated to research of cognitive disorders associated with aging including genetics, experimental therapeutics and neuroimaging.
About the Mount Sinai Health System:
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest integrated delivery system, encompassing eight hospitals, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai's vision is to produce the safest care, the highest quality, the highest satisfaction, the best access and the best value of any health system in the nation.
The Health System includes approximately 7,480 primary and specialty care physicians; 11 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 410 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools", aligned with a U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" Hospital, No. 12 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding, and among the top 10 most innovative research institutions as ranked by the journal Nature in its Nature Innovation Index. This reflects a special level of excellence in education, clinical practice, and research. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked No. 18 on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of top U.S. hospitals; it is one of the nation's top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Neurology/Neurosurgery, and in the top 50 in six other specialties in the 2018-2019 "Best Hospitals" issue. Mount Sinai's Kravis Children's Hospital also is ranked nationally in five out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 11th nationally for Ophthalmology and 44th for Ear, Nose, and Throat. Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, Mount Sinai West, and Mount Sinai South Nassau are ranked regionally.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.
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Director Physician Recruitment
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