The Center for Memory Loss & Brain Health at the Department of Neurology at Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC), a major academic medical center within the Hackensack Meridian Health system, seeks to employ a full time BE/BC Cognitive / Behavioral Neurologist. The successful candidate will have completed a residency in Neurology and a fellowship in Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry accredited by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties. Faculty rank at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine is commensurate with experience. The clinical focus is on patients at risk for dementia, minimal cognitive impairment, and dementia. The Center seeks candidates with interest in outcomes research, clinical trials, translational research, and teaching of medical & graduate students & residents. The Center espouses an interprofessional approach in which geriatricians, neurologists, social workers, neuro- & health psychologists & rehab therapists who are cognizant of health care disparities strive to provide patient-centered care, accurate diagnoses, state-of-the-art treatment, opportunities for clinical trial participation, & to maximize community living and prevent caregiver burn-out.
This position will be jointly recruited by Florian P. Thomas, MD, PhD, Professor & Chair of the Neuroscience Institute & the Department of Neurology at HUMC & the School of Medicine, & Manisha Parulekar, MD, Director, Division of Geriatrics at HUMC & Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the School.
For 2021-2022 HUMC is ranked #1 Adult & Childrens Hospital in NJ by US News & World Report. It is one of 5 major academic medical centers in the nation to receive Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals Award for 5 consecutive years. HUMC consistently achieves Magnet recognition for nursing excellence. Hackensack Meridian Health is the largest, most comprehensive & integrated network in NJ with more than 500 patient care & physician practices throughout NJ. It includes 17 hospitals from Bergen to Ocean counties & 3 academic medical centers, has >35,000 team members & >7,000 physicians.
Neurosciences at HUMC:
- Has been recognized among the Top 50 Adult Neurology & Neurosurgery programs in U.S. News & World Report for 2021-2021
- Has 60+ Team Members. Prominent specialties include Epilepsy, Headache, MS, Stroke, Neurosurgery, Neuro-Oncology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Movement Disorders, Neurocritical Care, TBI/Concussion & ALS
HMH offers competitive compensation and a robust benefits package along with academic opportunities at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine.