Dr. Dan Murman
The UNMC Department of Neurological Sciences is very pleased to announce that we are recruiting a behavioral neurology/neuropsychiatry fellow for a one or two year position beginning in July 2020.
Under the direction of Dr. Dan Murman, the Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry (BNNP) Fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center provides comprehensive training in all aspects of the subspecialty. Every year, we welcome one new fellow into our program to prepare them for independent practice in the subspecialty.
The BNNP fellowship is accredited by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, and graduated fellows are eligible to sit for the UCNS Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry certification exam.
Clinical Track – One year. This track is geared toward developing clinical skills in BNNP beyond those achieved during residency. Fellows are trained to practice independently in the subspecialty of BNNP.
Academic Track – Two years. This track is geared toward developing clinical, research, and teaching skills in BNNP. In addition to the clinical training necessary to practice independently, fellows will also develop skills in research and education necessary for their success in an academic environment. Possible inclusion on the faculty at the level of instructor will be considered for the second year.
- A collegial team, nurturing environment, and faculty dedicated to your success
- Access to a large number of patients with a very wide variety of BNNP conditions
- A structured curriculum with 3 to 4 hours per week of lectures and educational sessions
- Free nights and weekends, with no call
- Memory Disorders Clinic seeing patients with acquired causes of cognitive impairment and dementia, especially neurodegenerative diseases
- Neuropsychiatry Clinic seeing patients with psychiatric symptoms related to epilepsy, MS, stroke, movement disorders, and other neurologic conditions
- Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic seeing older adults with psychiatric symptoms in both ambulatory and long-term care settings
- Tele-Geropsychiatry Service providing remote consultations to patients with psychiatric problems living in a distant long-term care setting
- Neuropsychology Clinic providing neuropsychological testing and assessments of patients with a variety of conditions causing cognitive impairment.
- Access to “state of the art” brain imaging for both clinical evaluations and research, including brain MRI, MEG, SPECT (DaTScan) and PET imaging (FDG, amyloid and tau PET).
- Multiple research opportunities, including clinical trials in Alzheimer’s disease; BNNP imaging research studies with fMRI, MEG, OCT, & TCD; Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) treatment trials to enhance cognition; and, research involving “real world” measures of cognition and function in the Mind and Brain Health Lab
- Dan Murman, MD (program director and director of the Memory Disorders Clinic at Nebraska Medicine)
- Thomas Magnuson, MD (director of the Neuropsychiatry Clinic at Nebraska Medicine)
- Amelia Nelson Sheese, PhD (clinical neuropsychologist and director of the Neuropsychology fellowship program)
- Matthew Rizzo, MD (chair of the Department of Neurological Sciences and director of the Mind and Brain Health Lab)
- Steven Wengel, MD (chief of Geriatric Psychiatry and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Campus Wellness)
- Successful completion of a Neurology, Psychiatry, or Child Neurology residency program that is accredited by the American Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).
- Board certified or board-eligible for ABMS or RCPSC certification in neurology, psychiatry, or child neurology.
- Eligible to hold an unrestricted medical license in the state of Nebraska.
Please submit an application, along with a personal statement outlining your goals and interests, two or more letters of recommendation (including one from your residency program director), and a copy of your CV.
UNMC is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.