Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Clinic

Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis and Related Demyelinating Diseases Fellowship

The Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and related Demyelinating Diseases Fellowship at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia provides trainees with the necessary knowledge and skills required to provide expert diagnosis and care of children with multiple sclerosis and related conditions, and to develop an appreciation of, and participation in, relevant research initiatives.

The Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and related Demyelinating Diseases program is a tertiary, multidisciplinary clinic. Research activities focus on advanced imaging and analysis, visual sciences, and outcomes research.

The Fellowship is supervised by Brenda Banwell, MD, chief of Neurology, and by Amy Waldman, MD. Applicants should contact Neiressa Croom at 215-590-1722 or croomn@email.chop.edu.

Fellowship information

Length of Fellowship: 2 years
Start Date: 07/01/2015
Salary: Commensurate
Notification: Flexible
Application deadline: 02/28/2015
Institutional GME Approval: Yes
ACGME Approval: No
UCNS Accreditation: No

Requirements

Adult or pediatric neurology residency, board certified or board eligible.
International candidates will be considered.

Primary topic

Multiple Sclerosis

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Tobacco-free hiring policy

To help preserve and improve the health of our patients, their families and our employees, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has a tobacco-free hiring policy. This policy applies to all candidates for employment (other than those with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey) for all positions, including those covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Job applicants who apply after July 1, 2014 will be expected to sign an attestation stating they’ve been free of nicotine or tobacco products in any form for the prior thirty (30) days. They will also undergo a cotinine test as a part of the Occupational Health pre-placement drug screen administered after the offer of employment has been accepted but before the first day of hire.

Exemptions: Attending physicians (excluding CHOP physicians in the Care Network), psychologists, principal investigators and/or Penn-based faculty are exempt from this process to better align with our colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.

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