Neurology - Physician - Behavioral Neurology Division, Manhattan, NY

Neurology - Physician - Behavioral Neurology Division, Manhattan, NY

The Mount Sinai Health System | New York, NY, 10176, US
Salary Range:$65,000 – $125,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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**Mount Sinai Health System Seeking Neurologists to Join the Behavioral Neurology Division!**

As an institutional priority, the Icahn School of Medicine has a strategic initiative to strengthen our clinical and clinical research program in aging-related cognitive and behavioral health and neurodegeneration. We are seeking exceptional clinical/academic neurologists or psychiatrists, who are trained in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry, to join our division of Behavioral Neurology, under the medical directorship of Georges Naasan, MD, along with division chief Sam Gandy, MD, PhD, Mount Sinai Chair in Alzheimer's Research. Division faculty work under the Barbara and Maurice Deane Center for Wellness and Cognitive Health, an interdepartmental center that also houses geriatricians and psychiatrists, working alongside neurologists to provide care to people living with cognitive and behavioral symptoms and their loved ones. The division of Behavioral Neurology is located within the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Health System, Department of Neurology, under the leadership of Barbara G. Vickrey, M.D., M.P.H., System Chair of Neurology.

**Job Description:**

The incumbent will join current staff that include Sam Gandy, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry and Chief of Division; Georges Naasan, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology and Medical Director; Ana Pereira, MD; Assistant Professor of Neurology; Tianxu Xia, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry; and Joanne Festa, PhD, neuropsychologist and Assistant Professor of Neurology. The clinical team also includes a full time nurse practitioner, Sarah Wilkins, and a full time social worker, Faye Linker. The recruited faculty will be expected to provide excellent clinical care for patients with cognitive and behavioral complaints as a member of the Deane Center. There is also an opportunity for the recruited faculty to help direct the division's UCNS certified Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry fellowship and to continue engagement in clinical research. In addition, he/she will teach and supervise medical students, neurology and psychiatry residents, fellows, and colleagues. The incumbent will be expected to collaborate with other Mount Sinai research units within the Friedman Brain Institute, as well as with the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, where subjects for clinical trials are referred.

**Job Requirements:**

The successful candidate will have expertise in dementia and related cognitive disorders, with a track record of accomplishments suitable for the academic rank of assistant or associate professor. The candidate will be expected to have demonstrated high quality patient-oriented clinical care. The candidate may also have ongoing research that has attracted peer-reviewed funding and has been published in high impact journals, although this is not a requirement for this position. The candidate should also have expertise in academic teaching with accolades from students and trainees that he/she has mentored. Ideally, the candidate would be UCNS certified in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry, and should be Board Certified in Neurology or Psychiatry.

The Friedman Brain Institute

The division of Behavioral Neurology is also a unit of the Friedman Brain Institute (FBI - directed by Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D., Professor), a large, multidisciplinary effort involving numerous basic science and clinical departments that incorporates all aspects of brain research, with strengths in cognitive function and neuropsychiatry. The FBI is involved in a wide range of cognitive research programs using emerging technologies to probe the underlying causes of cognitive disorders, and it is closely aligned with the Mount Sinai Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC; directed by Mary Sano, Ph.D., Professor), and the Ronald M. Loeb Center for Alzheimer's disease (directed by Alison M. Goate, D. Phil., Professor), all internationally renowned centers of excellence dedicated to research of cognitive disorders associated with aging including genetics, experimental therapeutics and neuroimaging.

**About the Mount Sinai Health System:**

The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest academic medical system, encompassing eight hospitals, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai advances medicine and health through unrivaled education and translational research and discovery to deliver care that is the safest, highest-quality, most accessible and equitable, and the best value of any health system in the nation. The Health System includes approximately 7,300 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 415 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and more than 30 affiliated community health centers. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked on _U.S. News & World Report's_ "Honor Roll" of the top 20 U.S. hospitals and is top in the nation by specialty: No. 1 in Geriatrics and top 20 in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, ENT, Pulmonology/Lung Surgery, Rehabilitation, and Urology. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 12 in Ophthalmology. Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital is ranked in _U.S. News & World Report's_ "Best Children's Hospitals" among the country's best in four out of 10 pediatric specialties. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top 20 by _U.S. News & World Report's_ "Best Medical Schools," aligned with a _U.S. News & World Report_ "Honor Roll" Hospital, and No. 14 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding. _Newsweek_ 's "The World's Best Smart Hospitals" ranks The Mount Sinai Hospital as No. 1 in New York and in the top five globally, and Mount Sinai Morningside in the top 20 globally. For more information, visit or find Mount Sinai on Facebook ( , Twitter ( and YouTube ( .

_The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression._

**Please specify Job Title of interest and send CV with Cover Letter to:**

**Alex Cano**

**Executive Director Physician Recruitment**

**Mount Sinai Health System**