Headache Medicine Fellowship

June 11, 2019

Yale University, Department of Neurology, Section of Headache Medicine offers a candidate a 1-year UCNS (United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties) accredited Fellowship in Headache Medicine.

Headache Fellows will work as part of a team with multiple faculty to treat a wide variety headache disorders including secondary headache syndromes, migraines and multiple migraine subtypes, tension headache and other chronic headache forms, as well as various facial pain syndromes for inpatient and outpatient headache patients.  You will learn diagnostic and treatment modalities including trigger point injections, nerve blocks and Botox injections.  There are opportunities to participate in clinical research studies, as well as accomplish an individual research project.  The Fellow will give presentations at national and regional meetings and can also participate in peer reviewed publications.  Fellows will also participate in teaching our residents and medical students.

We offer a competitive salary.

Additional Headache 2-year training opportunity available for clinically trained individuals with MD degrees and prior neurological specialty training, supported by 20 faculty from across the school of Medicine and Public Health with the objective of providing a closely mentored and rigorous research training program for postdoctoral physician scientists to gain education and experience with the tools necessary for investigative academic careers focused on human subjects’ research.  In addition to pursuing mentored research projects, trainees will complete core coursework in these areas, offered through Yale School of Public Health and participate in a series of regularly scheduled didactic series, seminars and workshops, including a course on the responsible conduct of research.  Trainees will gain the skills to design and execute rigorous investigative projects, analyze their data and publish their results.

A complete application includes a personal statement, your curriculum vitae and 3 letters of recommendation.  Eligibility requirements are as follows:

  • Fellow must possess a current valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the United States of Canada or its territories
  • Fellow must be a graduate of a residency program in Neurology, child neurology, internal medicine or other specialties accredited by the ACGME or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
  • Fellow must be board certified or eligible for certification in a primary ABMS or RCPSC specialty

Please send dossier to:  P. Christopher H. Gottschalk, MD, 15 York Street, LLCI 710F, New Haven CT 06520 or email: chris.gottschalk@yale.edu or susan.gehrmann@yale.edu