The Hermelin Brain Tumor Center at Henry Ford Health System Detroit offers a one-to-two-year fellowship position in neuro-oncology to prepare trainees for a career in neuro-oncology. The program, certified by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS), provides comprehensive clinical training in the diagnosis and management of adults with primary nervous system tumors and neurologic complications of systemic cancer at the nationally known Hermelin Brain Tumor Center. The graduating fellows will be highly trained in neuro-oncology and have the potential to become academic leaders in the field.
A fellowship position starting July 2020 is available outside of the match or a regular position through the match for 2021.
The program is flexible to meet the specific interests of the fellow and can include rotations in Surgical Neuro-Oncology, Neuropathology, Pain/Palliative Care, Radiation Oncology, and Medical Oncology. Research activities are strongly encouraged and opportunities in clinical, laboratory, translational neuro-oncology or neuro-informatics are available based on the fellow's interest. The fellowship takes place at the Henry Ford Hospital in Midtown Detroit as well as outpatient clinics in our Henry Ford West-Bloomfield Hospital. The fellowship is a UCNS-accredited program in neuro-oncology with outstanding clinical training as well as opportunities for cutting-edge clinical, bio-informatics, basic and translational research. The Hermelin Brain Tumor Center is part of the Balakrishnan Neuro-Palliative Program at Henry Ford, which is a leader in the field of palliative care and symptom research in neuro-oncology and neurology.
Fellows will be prepared for sub-specialty UCNS board certification in neuro-oncology. No call participation and no clinical activities on weekends. Stipends for conference travel.
Applications are being sought from candidates with neurology training (or internal medicine or neurosurgery) who are eligible for licensure in the State of Michigan and who are Board Certified/Eligible by the time of employment.
About Henry Ford Health System Detroit
Henry Ford Health System:
Founded in 1915 by auto pioneer Henry Ford and now one of the nation's leading health care providers, Henry Ford Health System is a not-for-profit corporation managed by Chief Executive Officer Wright L. Lassiter, III and governed by a 17-member Board of Trustees, with volunteer-led advisory and affiliate boards providing additional leadership.
It is comprised of hospitals, medical centers and one of the nation's largest group practices, the Henry Ford Medical Group, which includes more than 1,200 physicians practicing in over 40 specialties. The System's flagship, Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, is a Level 1 Trauma Center recognized for clinical excellence in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, sports medicine, multi-organ transplants and cancer treatment.
With more than 30,000 employees, Henry Ford Health System is the fifth-largest employer in metro Detroit, and among the most diverse.