The Neuro-Oncology fellowship is designed to train an individual in the neurological, medical and oncologic management of patients with primary brain tumors, peripheral nervous system neoplasms and metastatic disease to the nervous system, and any other disorders or complications affecting the nervous system that result directly or indirectly from cancer or from related treatment. It is a one year fellowship following completion of residency in Neurology and attained qualifications to sit for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology examination. Adilia Hormigo, MD, PhD is Director of the Neuro-Oncology Program for The Mount Sinai Medical Center and the Mount Sinai Health System; Professor in the Department of Neurology, Medicine (Division of Hematology-Oncology) and Neurosurgery. She is a neuro-oncologist specializing in the care of patients with primary brain tumors, CNS metastases, and the neurological complications of cancer and its treatment.
The fellow must have completed USMLE I, II, III. The fellowship will have an optional 2nd year, which will be focused on clinical or laboratory research. If the applicant is a foreign medical graduate, he or she will need a valid ECFMG certificate. Graduates who have completed training in Medical Oncology are allowed to apply, as would applicants from other specialties on a case by case basis. It is expected that the fellow will acquire a full experience and knowledge of advanced principles of management of primary nervous system tumors in adult and pediatric neuro-oncology patients, treatment of metastatic disease to the nervous system, systemic cancer related disorders and interdisciplinary management of patients.
In order to be considered for an interview, please submit the fellowship application and the following by May 15th, 2020:
3 letters of recommendation, one of which must be from the applicant’s most current program director
Current and updated CV
Personal Statement, limited to one (1) page
Submit the application and the above items via email to:
About Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Neurology Dept.
The Estelle and Daniel Maggin Department of Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is equally robust in patient care, education, and research. We strive to improve outcomes in the treatment of Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, epilepsy, headache, neuropathies, brain and spinal cord tumors, and other neurological disorders in children and adults. We have six centers, four programs, and one division, all dedicated to this mission. We also offer a variety of educational programs to impart a broad base of knowledge in neuroscience and the clinical ability to recognize and treat the full spectrum of neurologic diseases. Our fellowship opportunities enable you to specialize within your ideal clinical or research focus, with investigative opportunities funded by the National Institutes of Health.