Dr. Ingo Mellinghoff Chair at MSK; Winter Chair Programs; Teaching Millennials…


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I am most pleased to welcome Ingo Mellinghoff MD to the AUPN as the newly appointed Chair of Neurology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK). He follows Dr. Lisa DeAngelis, who was appointed Physician-in-Chief at MSK.  Dr. Mellinghoff has been at MSK since 2007, and previously served as Chief of the Brain Tumor Service and Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Neurology, as well as Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neuroscience in the Brain and Mind Research Institute at Weill Cornell Medical College.  He completed residency training in internal medicine, fellowship training in oncology, and scientific training in molecular biology at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Mellinghoff is a renowned physician-scientist, whose research focuses on the characterization of altered signaling pathways in primary brain tumors, particularly those in glioblastoma, gliomas and CNS lymphomas.  His translational research focuses on early phase clinical trials with novel drugs targeting these pathways in humans and animal models

He has had a distinguished career and has been recognized with many awards.  He is the recipient of an NIH Outstanding Investigator Award, the Sontag Foundation Distinguished Scientist Award, and the Advanced Clinical Research Award in Glioma from the American Society of Clinical Oncology. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and is an elected member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians. He has previously served on the Board of Directors for the Society of Neuro-Oncology and is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Please join me in congratulating Dr. Mellinghoff and welcoming him to the AUPN.

We were very pleased with the success of our very first foray into virtual events with our recent Fall Programs, held in concert with the ANA Annual Meeting.  We are now continuing and expanding these efforts on into 2021 with our next series of virtual meetings in the AUPN Winter Program series.  These programs will be held on consecutive Friday afternoons at 3 PM EST from Jan to Feb 2021.  Registration is free for AUPN members, and links to register are in Resource Links at the end of this newsletter.  The programs include:

Joint Chair & Program Director’s Forum (Jan 22); Program Director’s Workshop (Jan 29); Clerkship Director’s Workshop (Feb 5); Special Program: Recruiting Academic Neurology Faculty (Feb 12).

This month’s episode of AUPN’s Leadership Minute focuses on the challenges of, and strategies for Teaching Millennials and is presented by Dr. Mehmood Rashid at the University of Toledo and moderated by Dr. Rohit Das Director of Neurology Medical Student Education at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Linked below. 

Chairs - It's that time of year when we ask for your continued support of AUPN by renewing your membership for 2021. We are pleased to inform you that the price of dues will remain same rate it has been for the past 9 years ($950). Please look for an email in the coming days with further information and a link to renew. Thank you in advance for your continued support of AUPN.

Clifton L. Gooch, MD
AUPN President


Today’s Resource Links

AUPN Virtual Winter Programs (Free for AUPN Members; Registration Required)
These programs will be held on consecutive Friday afternoons at 3 PM EST from Jan to Feb 2021.  The programs include:  Joint Chair & Program Director’s Forum (Jan 22); Program Director’s Workshop (Jan 29); Clerkship Director’s Workshop (Feb 5); Special Program: Recruiting Academic Neurology Faculty (Feb 12). https://www.aupn.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3963

AUPN’s Leadership Minute #3: Teaching Millennials
This month’s program focuses on the challenges of, and strategies for Teaching Millennials.  Presented by Dr. Mehmood Rashid at the University of Toledo and moderated by Dr. Rohit Das at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

https://vimeo.com/479907120

AUPN Job Board (Free for Members)
If you have a current job posting, please complete the Job Listing Form and submit with a Word Document of the complete job listing to the AUPN Executive Office at neuro@aupn.org.  While we highlight open Chair positions, any academic neurology position may be posted.  The Job Board is on the AUPN Home page as an easily accessible drop-down menu here:  AUPN website home page and here: AUPN LinkedIn page.

 

 
     
 
Open Neurology Leadership Positions:

Case Western Reserve University SOM: Professor & Chair - Dept. of Neurology
University of Washington: Professor & Chair - Department of Neurology
University of Pittsburgh: Professor & Chair - Department of Neurology

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