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Vascular Neurology faculty, Staff Physician (Research Focus)

Requisition # 20002849 Apply Now

Join us as a member of the Vascular Neurology Faculty, Staff Physician (Research Focus).

As the first medical center in Los Angeles County to earn Comprehensive Stroke Center certification from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, Cedars-Sinai is in the top tier of the region’s stroke-intervention facilities. You’ll be joining other stroke specialists who work in rapid-response teams from a variety of medical disciplines to diagnose and treat strokes, using the most advanced imaging technology and treatments to achieve the best possible outcome.

What sets Cedars-Sinai's Stroke Program apart?
Year after year, the program has earned the highest possible honors from The Joint Commission and AHA/ASA, including Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus and Target: Stroke Honor Roll awards, recognizing the program’s consistent meeting and exceeding of national quality-of-care standards. You can learn more about our commitment to quality on our website.

Residency, Fellowship and Training programs:

Are you right for this role? A successful candidate will:
• Balance their role with 60-75% research responsibilities.
• Provide programmatic services such as participating in strategic and operational planning, developing and maintaining positive relationships with fundraising groups, assisting with community awareness of our services, and overseeing and monitoring residents’ care in both inpatient and outpatient clinical settings.
• Foster an environment that supports performance improvement and promotes an awareness of Neurology and it’s function within our Medical Center.
• Participate in the daily operations of the Department and the Stroke Program.
• Administer teaching activities within the Department under the direction of the Chair and Program Director in collaboration with other department faculty and staff.
• Maintain an active clinical research program in Neurology and make every effort to stimulate and support clinical research efforts of interested Attending Staff members as well as those of the Department of Neurology.
• Assists in the recruitment and training of neurology residents and vascular neurology fellows.
• Establishes and maintains relationships with other Medical Centers around the country ensuring leading edge clinical research in the Neurovascular and Stroke program.
• Maintain an active clinical research program in the Department of Neurology in collaboration with the Chair and makes every effort to stimulate and support clinical research efforts of attending and faculty staff
• Establish and maintain relationships with other medical centers to ensure leading edge clinical research in Neurology

Interested candidates should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and a brief letter outlining their interests to Shlee Song, MD, Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center: and please cc



  1. Medical Degree from an accredited medical school

  2. Board Certification (or eligibility) in Neurology and Vascular Neurology

  3. Ability to obtain an unrestricted California license as Physician and Surgeon

  4. Medical Center Medical Staff Membership

  5. A published author of peer reviewed articles, with ability to serve as principal or co-investigator

  6. A track record of excellence in teaching, patient care and administration

  7. Eligible for appointment to the appropriate academic rank in the CSMC Professorial Series.

  8. Computer competency comprised of a working knowledge of windows and/or a comparable operating system that sufficiently provides for access to patient and other business information




Cedars-Sinai is committed to providing high value care and to delivering excellent clinical quality, patient safety and service. Our quality is measured in high patient satisfaction scores, continuous clinical performance initiatives, excellent medical outcomes, ongoing research and academic programs, and national designations and awards.


Cedars-Sinai physicians and scientists are leaders in basic and clinical research, bringing advancements in medicine directly from the laboratory to the bedside.  We are committed to expanding and strengthening our regional, national, and international position as a model health system that delivers high value services at all sites of care, including physical interactions in physician offices and clinics, ambulatory and outpatient centers, and inpatient facilities, as well as through electronic and other remote linkages.


Each member of our clinical faculty is expected to demonstrate the highest standards of care and to represent Cedars-Sinai Medical Center expertly and responsively at each level of contact with our patients, their families and the entire staff of CSMC.


  • Working Title: Vascular Neurology faculty, Staff Physician (Research Focus)
  • Department: Neurology
  • Business Entity: Academic / Research
  • Job Category: Academic/Research
  • Job Specialty: Faculty
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day
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