Pediatric Epilepsy Fellowship – Cincinnati, OH
The neurology division at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is accepting applications for Epilepsy fellowship. The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center consists of 6 bed epilepsy monitoring unit, EEG lab and AASM certified sleep lab. The neurophysiology lab uses the state of the art equipment including 3T MRI, fMRI, SISCOM, MEG and high density EEG. The center is designated as a National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) Level 4 epilepsy treatment center.
The programs and clinics include the new onset seizure clinic, Advance therapies program, Epilepsy surgery program, Epilepsy-sleep program and ketogenic diet clinic. In the FY 2012, the center performed 753 prolonged video EEGs, 55 epilepsy surgeries, 3028 routine EEGs and 48 combined video EEG -sleep studies.
The multidisciplinary epilepsy program includes 10 fellowship-trained epileptologist (including one sleep medicine trained epileptologist), one neurosurgeon, two pediatric neuro-radiologists, one pediatric neuropsychologist, two pediatric psychologists, six advanced practitioner nurses, two dieticians and multiple support staff including social workers. The Neurology division at the CCHMC is ranked 4th by the US news and world report and consist of 30 faculty members.
Research activities include 6 NIH funded researchers with over 6 million dollars in the past year. Recent epilepsy publications from the group have appeared in the NEJM, JAMA and Neurology.
We offer two ACGME approved positions per year. Available fellowships are 1 year clinical neurophysiology/epilepsy (EEG/Epilepsy weighted), 2 years epilepsy and 2 years Epilepsy-Sleep fellowships. Didactic sessions include weekly educational conferences, weekly epilepsy conferences and monthly epilepsy research conference. Multiple research opportunities are available. We are committed to train the next generation of leaders in the field of epilepsy.
Please visit our website for further information. http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/education/clinical/fellowship/epilepsy/default/
Sejal Jain, MD
Epilepsy fellowship director,
Director, Neurology-Sleep program
3333 Burnet Ave ML 2015
Cincinnati, OH 45229
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