Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics (Clinician Educator)-CHLA

University of Southern California

United States

August 20, 2021

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Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics (Clinician

Educator)-CHLA

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The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

The Division of Neurology in the Department of Pediatrics at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and the Department of Neurology at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) are actively seeking an epileptologist and/or a general neurologist as a full-time faculty member for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics (Clinician Educator) to join its current team of 19 faculty members. For the epilepsy faculty position, experience with CURRY software, Stereoelectroencephalography and transcranial magnetic stimulation preferred.

Division of Neurology :

The Division of Neurology is part of the Neurosciences Service Line (the Neurological Institute) which has been highlighted as a key service line by the hospital. The Division of Neurology is currently undergoing rapid expansion with the development of comprehensive clinical general and sub- specialty child neurology programs as well as enhancement of its research portfolio. A brand new integrated clinic space for the Divisions of Neurology and Neurosurgery opened in the Spring of 2021. The goal of the Neurologic Institute is to offer comprehensive and integrated neurologic services in a patient-centered environment.

Comprehensive Epilepsy Center :

Our group has considerable clinical and neurophysiologic resources. We have four pediatric board-certified epileptologists with a busy epilepsy surgery program offering ECoG-guided resections, phase II studies with implanted grids/strips and depths, stereo-EEG, EEG source localization and minimally invasive laser ablation. We have a large VNS program and are initiating pediatric RNS. We follow over 150 children on either ketogenic diet or modified Atkins diet with the help of two full time dietitians. We have a robust pediatric epilepsy anticonvulsant clinical trial program and currently participate in over 10 national clinical trial studies. CHLA has an active outpatient EEG lab, a dedicated 6-bed pediatric EMU, wired video EEG playroom and neuro-critical care EEG monitoring service. Our Comprehensive Epilepsy Program includes a spectrum of multi-disciplinary Epilepsy Surgery, Ketogenic Diet Therapy, Epilepsy Genetics and New Onset Seizure Clinics. Our epilepsy program is supported by one physician assistant and three nurse practitioners. The CHLA Center for Personalized Medicine has a strong relationship with our epilepsy team and all testing for epilepsy genetic syndromes can be performed in-house with support from affiliated genetic counselors. In addition, the Division of Neurology has an ACGME-approved pediatric epilepsy fellowship program which accepts two fellows annually in addition to the ACGME-approved child neurology residency program which operates in collaboration with the KSOM LAC + USC/University Hospita

CHLA is a busy urban teaching hospital with a diverse patient population. New hospital facilities opened in July 2011 with an increase to 311 beds. There is a very active outpatient neurology clinic with subspecialty programs in neuromuscular disorders (MDA), epilepsy (including epilepsy surgery, VNS and ketogenic diet), movement disorders (including deep brain stimulation and baclofen pump), neuro-intensive care, pediatric stroke, neurocutaneous disorders and demyelinating disorders. Our faculty currently provides outpatient clinical services to CHLA and five satellite clinic locations within the greater Los Angeles area. The division has an ACGME-approved child neurology residency program which operates in collaboration with the KSOM LAC + USC/University Hospital. Our division accepts three child neurology residents per year who divide their time between the two sites. Furthermore, there is ongoing clinical research within our general child neurology and subspecialty programs.

Academic appointment through the Keck School of Medicine of USC is available at a level appropriate to training and experience. CHLA and USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you are interested contact Diana Babayan, Division Administrator of Neurology at dbabayan@chla.usc.edu.

CHLA and USC are equal opportunity, affirmative action employers. The division greatly values diversity and is committed to building a vibrant and culturally diverse community of faculty that best reflects the patients and families that we serve. Individuals from underrepresented groups in medicine are especially encouraged to apply.

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