Movement Disorders Fellowship

Movement Disorders Fellowship

The UMass Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders Center is the largest comprehensive Movement disorders program in the region. We offer a full range of medical and surgical therapies including a deep brain stimulation surgery program. UMass is a leader in translational research and our program provides opportunities to participate in ground-breaking therapies for neurodegenerative disease. One-year Movement disorders fellowship is available at the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine/UMASS Memorial Healthcare.

The fellowship is dedicated to developing clinical and research skills in movement disorders. Clinical training includes diagnosing and managing a variety of movement disorders including Parkinson’s disease, atypical parkinsonism, ataxia, dystonia, tremor, and Huntington’s disease. The fellow will participate in deep brain stimulator pre-surgical evaluation, intra-operative assessment, and programming, as well as administration of botulinum toxin injections. There are also training opportunities in the evaluation and treatment of Autonomic disorders, the Autonomic laboratory and in neurorehabilitation.

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Candidates must be board-eligible in Neurology and be in good standing in their current position.

How To Apply:

Interested neurology residents should send a letter of interest and their CV to fellowship coordinator Lois Holmes at [email protected].

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    Jul 19, 2021

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    Springfield, Massachusetts

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