Stony Brook Medicine: Vascular Neurologist

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor,
Neurology, Vascular

Stony Brook University: Health Sciences:
Renaissance School of Medicine: Neurology
Location: Stony Brook, New York

Open Date: Aug 12, 2021
Deadline: Feb 12, 2022 at 11 :59 PM Eastern Time

Position Description: Academic Vascular Neurologist
The Department of Neurology at the Stony Brook Renaissance School of Medicine is recruiting a Vascular Neurologist to join our team. The Stony Brook Comprehensive Stroke Center has distinguished itself as an innovator in the clinical neurosciences and is a premier site on long island for providing care for patients with a wide range of cerebrovascular conditions. The program has exhibited consistent growth, reflecting a commitment and strong collaborative relationship between the Departments of Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Radiology. The Comprehensive Stroke Center received Joint Commission recertification in the Spring of 2021. It is also host to Suffolk County's only mobile stroke unit program, initially launched in April 2019. Ongoing initiatives include the implementation of outpatient TIA clinics to increase access to acute outpatient care and reduce stroke rates in our community.

The duties for this position include:

  • providing inpatient and consultative care to patients with a range of cerebrovascular conditions
  • evaluating cerebrovascular patients in the outpatient setting
  • providing acute tele-stroke evaluations through the mobile stroke unit program
  • participate in the training and te,aching of residents, fellows, and medical students
  • participating in clinical research activities and collaborating on research projects as desired.

The Department of Neurology plays a vital role in the training of the next generation of neurologists with both adult and Child neurology residency programs and fellowships in Cerebrovascular, Epilepsy, Neurophysiology, and Neuroimmunology. There are also ample opportunities to lead or participate in translational, clinical, and quality improvement research projects. We are also proud to be part of the Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, a collaborative effort between the Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, and Neurobiology. The NI is home to a number of specialty centers and cross-disciplinary clinical programs. In 2020-2021 US News and World Report ranked Stony Brook University Hospital #41 nationally (top 4%) for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

Opened in 2019, Stony Brook University Hospital expanded its neuroscience service line, opening a 20-bed Neuro Critical Care Unit (NCCU) and the associated ICR step­down beds to serve patients with acute stroke and associated acute neuro medical conditions. Stony Brook received a Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification in 2018, the first and only hospital in Suffolk County with this honor, and Level 4 NAEC Epilepsy Center designation in 2017.

Required Qualifications: MD or MD/PhD degree or equivalent. Eligibility for New York State licensure. Completion of an accredited Neurology residency program. Board Certified/Board Eligible in Neurology and Vascular Neurology. Strong interest in an academic career.
Preferred Qualifications: Fellowship training in Vascular Neurology. Research interest is strongly desirable.

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For questions regarding this position, please contact Jamie Friede at 631-444-8397.

Special Notes
Tenure/Non-Tenure Track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. To qualify for tenure and/or a senior faculty appointment, the candidate must meet the criteria established by the School of Medicine (School of Medicine's Criteria for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure).

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.

Campus Description
Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine, represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 624 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region. In the Medical and Research Translation (MART) building, two floors are occupied by Stony Brook University Cancer Center's outpatient services, and four floors are devoted to cancer research. Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential core values at Stony Brook Medicine. We believe we do our best and most impactful work when we leverage our diverse, equitable and inclusive perspectives. We are proud to recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.

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