Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center | Pediatric Stroke Fellowship

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Contact the Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center

  • 1-617-355-6388
  • International: +1-617-355-5209

The Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center invites applications from child neurologists interested in dedicated training in pediatric stroke and cerebrovascular disorders.

Our program brings together multidisciplinary expertise in child neurology, neurosurgery, hematology, neuroradiology, neuro-interventional radiology, emergency medicine and physical/occupational therapies.

pediatric stroke fellowship

The fellowship program comprises a year of clinical training in pediatric stroke and cerebrovascular disorders with an option for an additional year organized around a clinical research project with limited continuing clinical responsibility. The selected candidate will have appointments as a Clinical Fellow in Neurology at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

Responsibilities include:

  • providing direct patient care for all consults and in-patient admissions related to pediatric stroke
  • serving as a consult for all medical subspecialties at the hospital, including the medical-surgical, cardiac and neonatal intensive care units at Boston Children's and the neonatal intensive care units at the adjacent Brigham and Women's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • participating at weekly outpatient clinics
  • serving as night-call for urgent matters
  • Applicants should be fully trained in child neurology by the time they begin the program. Competence in English is required.

    Interested applicants should write with inquiry and CV to:

    Michael J. Rivkin, MD
    Boston Children's Hospital
    Department of Neurology
    300 Longwood Avenue, Pavilion 154
    Boston, MA 02115
    michael.rivkin@childrens.harvard.edu

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    - Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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