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2020 MEG Fellowship Position Available
University of Texas-Houston

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston has a position open for the 2020/2021 fellowship in Magnetoencephalography and Surgical Epilepsy.  The fellowship position is for one year and begins July 1, 2020.  Applicants must have completed a residency program in neurology or child neurology accredited in the United States or Canada. Foreign medical graduates, who are ECFMG certified are welcomed to apply.  U.S. citizenship, permanent resident, or J1-Visa.

The Clinical MEG/Surgical 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:

  • State of the art MEG system with movement compensation etc.
  • Exposure to both pediatric and adult epilepsy and EMU rotations.
  • Adult and pediatric epilepsy surgery programs with high volumes of intra-cranial EEG cases including robotic SEEG and MR guided laser interstitial thermal therapy.
  • Collegial academic atmosphere with research opportunities in MEG and epilepsy.
  • Great mentorship with frequent and close interactions with the attending staff and international visitors.

To apply, please complete the BioForm (available on acmegs.com) 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.