Specialty Neurology

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

The Vancouver Stroke Program is based at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH, clinical and research site) and UBC Hospital (research site) and provides quaternary stroke care to Metro Vancouver and the Province of British Columbia. Vancouver General Hospital is one of the largest hospitals in Canada and has an extremely busy in-hospital stroke service, a 5 day per week stroke prevention clinic, and a Telestroke and a provincial stroke pager system. Prehospital bypass policies are in place to divert acute stroke patients to VGH. The VGH Stroke Service has dedicated neurology residents and an active Stroke Fellowship Program. The VGH Stroke Service has a large annual tPA volume and has 24/7 neurointerventional service. We have an active clinical trials program with 3 full-time research coordinators.

We are recruiting two additional clinical stroke neurologists to complement our group of 7 academic and clinical stroke neurologists. Clinical and teaching responsibilities will include the hospital stroke service, stroke prevention clinic, and office practice. There is opportunity for participation in clinical trials and for additional research activities.

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Clinical Service Contract

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
To be discussed in interview
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