Two-year fellowship opportunity for board-eligible Family Medicine physician in New York City at Columbia University Medical Center, starting July 1, 2013. This fellowship focuses on neuropsychiatry and will include training in neuropsychology, psychiatry, neurology, somatoform illness, chronic pain, and tick-borne diseases. This fellowship is jointly sponsored at Columbia University Medical Center by the Department of Psychiatry and the Center for Family and Community Medicine. The Fellow will participate in training and teaching opportunities in both Psychiatry and Family Medicine. Extensive mentorship in clinical care and clinical research will be provided by Dr. Brian Fallon whose work falls on the boundaries of psychiatry, neurology, and medicine. Dr. Fallon directs the Lyme & Tick-borne Diseases Research Center at Columbia University and is known also for research on Somatic Symptom Disorders and Illness Anxiety Disorder. By the end of two years, the Fellow will be well trained in clinical research, in Lyme and Tick-borne Diseases, in clinical neuropsychiatry, and in chronic pain. Applicants must have an interest in clinical research, a desire to develop further expertise in neuropsychiatry, an interest in teaching and writing, and enjoy working in a team.
Brian A. Fallon, MD. Director of Center for Neuroinflammatory Disorders and Biobehavioral Medicine at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and Director of the Lyme and Tick-borne Diseases Research Center at Columbia University Medical Center. Professor of Clinical Psychiatry,
Heather Paladine, MD. Family Medicine Residency Program Director, Director of Women’s Health in Familyi Medicine, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
David Rosenthal, PhD. Director of Behavioral Science for Center for Family and Community Medicine at Columbia University and Associate Professor of Clinical Health Plicy Management, Mailman School of Public Health. Carolyn Britton, MD. Professor of Clinical Neurology and Principal Neurologist for the Lyme & Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center.
John G. Keilp, PhD. Head of Neuropsychology Laboratory and Senior Research Scientist in the Division of Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology at the NYS Psychiatric Institute.
Relevant Columbia University and NYS Psychiatric Institute Websites
Center for Family and Community Medicine
- Completion of accredited Family Medicine residency training program
- New York state medical licensure
- Applicants for the Fellowship should submit a CV and personal statement, and arrange to have two letters of reference sent to Dr. .Brian Fallon.
Deadline: Applications are currently being reviewed for July 1, 2013.
Family Medicine: Heather Paladine, MD