Temple University, Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment

Neurology- Stroke/Vascular

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 10 months ago(8/8/2023 11:08 AM)
Specialty Area

Summary of Position

The Department of Neurology at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is accepting applications from fellowship trained Stroke/Vascular Neurologists interested in joining our growing program as Stroke Neurologists within Temple University Hospital - Health Science Campus and suburban partner locations.


The Temple University Stroke program is a Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center that participates in the Get With The Guidelines Stroke Program and has consistently achieved Gold Plus and Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite status. It has an active program of clinical trials though its affiliation with STOKENET (NIH funded). The Stroke Service sees 800-1000 cerebrovascular related admissions per year; the formal stroke prevention clinic uses evidenced based guidelines for risk factor modification; and a Telestroke/Telemedicine network for acute stroke consults provides coverage to neighboring community and rural hospitals.

Temple Health is one of Philadelphia's leading academic medical centers, with 20 clinical departments; 8 Basic Science Departments; 13 Research Center (all of which are engaged in patient care education and research) and more than 1,000 physicians and scientists sharing the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients.


The Neurosciences Center at Temple University Hospital is one of the Philadelphia region's best facilities for the treatment of neurological disorders. The mission-driven culture, state-of-the-art diagnostic center, clinical trials and basic science/translational research all contribute to a wide range of advanced treatment options for patients. The incoming Stroke/Vascular neurologist would work closely with a collaborative team that includes other vascular neurologists, neurology trained neuro-critical care providers, vascular neurosurgeons, advanced practice nurses, and neurology residents.


Our highly skilled neurology and neurosurgery faculty are committed to providing:
• education that is patient-centered, instilling in learners the School’s ethic of human service and lifelong learning;
• research that advances and integrates basic and clinical science; and
• patient care that is administered with compassion and understanding, utilizing contemporary knowledge and techniques.


Several of our physicians have been consistently selected by their peers as "Top Doctors," both locally and nationally. Working together, our neurologists and neurosurgeons use the latest protocols and state-of-the-art equipment, including the Leksell Gamma Knife® 4C and the Elekta Synergy® S, to diagnose and develop individualized treatment plans for the full range of neurological problems.


Candidate Qualifications:
• M.D., D.O. or Foreign Equivalent
• Board Certification or Eligibility in Neurology, and Stroke/Vascular Neurology
• Unrestricted medical license and DEA in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or the ability to obtain one prior to their start date
• A strong interest in developing a vibrant clinical practice, medical education and clinical research.
• Demonstrates sensitivity to the culture, needs, and aspirations of the community.


In addition to a competitive salary, and comprehensive suite of benefits – including a generous 403b retirement match, health, dental, vision, life, malpractice, paid vacation, CME, a tuition remission program and more – the position offers a uniquely supportive practice environment strengthened by Temple’s mission-driven culture to provide and promote world class patient care, research, and medical education


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Procedure for Candidacy


In order to be considered for this position, you must complete an online application.


Application materials should include a current curriculum vita (CV) and contact information for three professional references. Personal statements summarizing teaching experience, clinical and research interests, and contributions to diversity are strongly encouraged.


For confidential inquires and or questions about the opportunity please contact Jessica N. Vega, Senior Physician/Faculty Recruiter, jessica.vega@tuhs.temple.edu


We are especially interested in qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds and under-represented groups. For more information about diversity at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, please visit the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.


Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.


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