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Chair, Department of Neurology

New York, New York
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The mission of HSS is to provide the highest quality patient care, improve mobility and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology and their related disciplines through research and education.

The Chair will ensure the excellence of the Department’s clinical, educational, and research programs and assume overall responsibility for operations and strategy across the Department. The main focus of the HSS Department of
Neurology is neuromuscular diseases, which is consistent with the mission of HSS.

◆ Provide visionary and innovative leadership to the Department.
◆ Oversee neurologic clinical programs that support orthopedic surgeons through pre- and post-operative management, intra-operative monitoring during spine surgery, and other inpatient care.
◆ Develop outstanding outpatient programs for sports-related neurological conditions including concussion, injury related neurological disease, spinal disorders and care and management of neurologic conditions in athletes.
◆ Collaborate with rheumatologists and all other physicians in diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory myositis, myopathies, peripheral neuropathies, and other neuromuscular disorders.
◆ Work with HSS physicians and staff to optimize quality, patient outcomes, the patient experience, and satisfaction with care.
◆ Ensure excellence in clinical education and advanced training to fellows in neuromuscular medicine.
◆ Together with the Chief Scientific Officer and leaders of the HSS Research Institute, define priorities for the Department’s research programs.
◆ Be responsible for the Department budget, including revenue projections, capital, operating, and expenditure budget planning.
◆ Recruit, develop, and retain outstanding faculty and staff in support of Department activities. Ensure an atmosphere of support and development for all.
◆ Provide leadership in enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion and promote cultural competence within all aspects of the Department.
◆ Partner with institutional leaders and the Office of Development to cultivate philanthropic support for all aspects of the Department’s mission.
◆ Oversee professional development and mentorship of neurologists, focused on academic achievements, reaching practice goals, performing research, and citizenship / team-based behavior.

The Ideal Candidate will have:
◆ Clinical and academic accomplishments and credentials within Neurology, particularly in those areas most important to the HSS Mission as outlined above, including those relating to neuromuscular diseases, and have experience
collaboration with other disciplines.
◆ The experience and national reputation necessary to ensure the enhancement of the research, clinical, and educational missions of the Department.
◆ Previous success in managing complex clinical programs focused on quality of care, research, and education.
◆ Financial and business knowledge of the complex pressures facing specialty hospitals and health care delivery organizations.
◆ An M.D./D.O. degree and Board Certification in Neurology. Certification in either Neuromuscular Medicine or Clinical Neurophysiology is preferred.
◆ Candidates should be eligible for medical licensure in the State of New York and for appointment to the faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine.


Cover letter stating interest in the position and current CV may be submitted to:

S. Louis Bridges, Jr., MD, PhD, Physician-in-Chief and Chair of the Department of Medicine (bridgesl@hss.edu). Please submit by January 2, 2023.


Posted: 2022-11-18 Expires: 2023-01-17

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