Henry Ford Health System Pediatric Neurologist in Detroit, Michigan
Henry Ford Health System’s Department of Neurology, located in southeastern Michigan, is seeking a board-eligible/certified Pediatric Neurologist to join our multi-disciplinary team.
With over 50 Neurologists, including two Pediatric Epileptologists with a robust clinical practice, Henry Ford’s Department of Neurology has over 30 years of experience in the medical and surgical management of neurological disorders. We are particularly interested in candidates with an area of expertise in one of the following sub-specialties: neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood including autistic-spectrum disorders, childhood neuromuscular diseases, cerebral palsy, pediatric demyelinating disorders or pediatric headache disorders. Opportunities exist to work with dedicated advanced practice providers to expand your scope of practice.
Henry Ford’s Neuroscience Institute is one of the largest and most active medically and surgically in the Midwest, offering the most advanced neurologic medical and surgical therapies. Our busy neurological practice completes over 30,000 visits annually across four outpatient medical centers in metro Detroit. With 2 stroke units, two EMUs, and a Neuro-ICU, our team also treats over 5,000 inpatients annually.
As an academic program, we are active in clinical trials and neurology research. In the last five years, the Department of Neurology has received over $47 Million in clinical and basic science research funding for 245 grants and contracts, averaging 3-7 NIH grants a year. Currently, more than 180 clinical trials are ongoing for patients with neurological diseases. All centers within the Henry Ford Neuroscience Institute conduct research, with a major focus on translational research to fast track scientific discovery from bench to bedside.
Our Department of Neurology has a long tradition of excellence in stroke care. We were the coordinating center for the groundbreaking prospective randomized 1995 NINDS tPA Stroke Trial that showed the efficacy and safety of tPA within 3 hours of stroke onset. Our Stroke team provides integrated care at Henry Ford Hospital, a Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center and AHA/ASA Gold Plus and Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite status. Our HF West Bloomfield Hospital is a Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center and has a Gold Elite status. Our three other hospitals are Primary Stroke Centers with HF Macomb and HF Allegiance hospitals having Gold Plus and Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite status and HF Wyandotte Hospital having Silver Plus status.
Our practice position offers time for educational and other academic endeavors, including a teaching role with medical students and Neurology residents. Additionally, a tenure-track academic appointment is offered through Wayne State University School of Medicine. In June 2020, Henry Ford Health System and Michigan State University have signed a letter of intent to make Henry Ford Hospital the primary academic affiliation of Michigan State University with a goal of reaching a definitive agreement by the end of 2020.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your CV via email to: Gregory L. Barkley, M.D., c/o Laura Settles via the link in the contact section or firstname.lastname@example.org. I may also be reached by phone at (313) 282-4747.
Thank you in advance for your consideration,
Must be Board-eligible/Board-certified in Neurology.
Must have completed an ACGME/AOA approved Neurology residency with Pediatric Fellowship or Neurology/Pediatrics combined residency.
Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a
$6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites
including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and
other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system
now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one
of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the
health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s
major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and
remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical
education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing
in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,
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