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MEG Fellowship Position Available - University of Texas Houston

MEG Fellowship Position Available - University of Texas Houston

The Department of Neurology at the University of Texas Houston Medical School has a position open for the 2017 and 2018 fellowship in Magnetoencephalography and Neurosurgical epilepsy.  The fellowship position is for one year and begins July 1st.  Applicants must have completed a residency program in neurology, child neurology or general psychiatry accredited in the United States or Canada.

The Clinical MEG/Neurosurgical Epilepsy Fellow Program, which is a non ACGME accredited one year training program involving in-depth hands-on data analysis, interpretation and application of advanced diagnostic techniques, with a focus on magnetoencephalography (MEG), electrocorticography (ECoG), intracranial EEG (including both subdural grids and stereo EEG), and cortical mapping.  This program is one of only a few such formalized one-year training programs in the U.S. or Canada.  Ideally this person would be a 2nd year fellow who has already completed epilepsy fellowship training.

Our program strengths include:

  1. State of the art MEG system with movement compensation etc.
  2. Exposure to both pediatric and adult epilepsy.
  3. Adult and pediatric epilepsy surgery programs with high volumes of intra-cranial EEG cases including robotic SEEG and MR guided laser interstitial thermal therapy.
  4. Exposure to MEG in its use for epilepsy
  5. Collegial academic atmosphere with research opportunities in MEG and epilepsy.
  6. Great mentorship with frequent and close interactions with the attending staff.

Please complete the BioForm (available on acmegs.org) and return with an electronic copy of your CV via email to michael.e.funke@uth.tmc.edu.

Additionally, we require 3 letters of recommendation to schedule an interview.  Letters may be addressed to:

Michael Funke, MD., PhD.
Medical Director of Magnetic Source Imaging
Program Director, MEG Fellowship Program
University of Texas Health Science Center
6410 Fannin Street, Suite 732
Houston, Texas 77030
Phone: 713-500-5482    Fax: 713-500-0530

Email: michael.e.funke@uth.tmc.edu