Department of Neurology
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University
Summary of Opportunity
The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM) is seeking qualified candidates that are fellowship trained in epilepsy to join this growing program in the Department of Neurology. Candidates should have a strong interest growing a clinical practice, medical education and clinical and or basic research. Opportunities exist at the Temple’s Health Science Campus as well suburban partner sites.
The Neurosciences Center at Temple University Hospital is one of the Philadelphia region's best facilities for the treatment of neurological disorders. A highly skilled and compassionate neurology and neurosurgery staff plus a state-of-the-art diagnostic center means access to advanced treatment options for patients with neurological disorders. Several of our physicians have been consistently selected by their peers as "Top Doctors," both locally and nationally. Working together, our neurologists and neurosurgeons use the latest protocols and state-of-the-art equipment, including the Leksell Gamma Knife® 4C, the Neuroblate® Laser Ablation System and the Elekta Synergy® S, to diagnose and develop individualized treatment plans for the full range of neurological problems.
The at at Boyer Pavilion is one of the premier facilities in the region for evaluating and treating patients with all forms of epilepsy and seizure disorders. A highly skilled, multidisciplinary medical team that includes neurologists, neurosurgeons, nurse coordinators and rehabilitation specialists offers a complete range of diagnostic and treatment options designed to provide patients from teens to adulthood with the highest standard of care. Our Program provides state-of-the-art diagnostic services including standard and video EEG, 3.0 Tesla structural MRI, functional mapping and magnetoencephalography to optimize treatment selection. Temple’s Epilepsy Center earned Level 4 Accreditation by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers and includes a dedicated inpatient Epilepsy Monitoring Unit. http://neuro.templehealth.org/content/epilepsy.htm
Temple Health, one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients. Temple Health refers to the health, education and research activities carried out by the affiliates of Temple University Health System and by the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM). Temple University Health System (TUHS) is a $1.8 billion academic health system dedicated to providing access to quality patient care and supporting excellence in medical education and research.
Procedure for Candidacy
Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vita and complete contact information by clicking on the link above. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are encouraged.
Please address all applications to: Paul Katz, MD, Interim Chair Department of Neurology, C/O Michael Lester, Senior Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, 3420 N. Broad Street, MRB 101, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 215-707-5666 Fax: 215-707-9452.
The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.