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Neurology: Headache Medicine

Job ID: R-98 Job Type: Full time Location: Kansas City, Kansas
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Position Summary / Career Interest:

Neurology: Headache Medicine

Position Title:

Neurology - Headache Specialist

Job Description Summary:

Function as a staff physician in the Department of Neurology. Duties
at KUMC will involve assisting in the general neurology clinics,
hospital rounds, teaching medical students and neurology residents,
and fellows.

Job Description:

  • Be part of the Neurology program at the medical school.
  • Supervise neurology residents and medical students. This will include supervision of residents in the hospital wards, and in the general neurology and headache clinics.
  • Generally, resident continuity clinic supervision is once a month.
  • Teach medical students on the wards and in clinic, and provide occasional lectures to medical students.
  • Pursue scholarly activity in the areas of headache medicine.
  • See patients in the outpatient headache neurology clinic.

Required Qualifications:

  • MD, DO, or foreign degree equivalent
  • Neurology Residency
  • Eligible for Kansas medical license

We provide:

  • Relocation assistance.
  • Employer-funded retirement plan.
  • Generous healthcare benefits, including dental and vision coverage.
  • CME allowance.
  • Paid time off.
  • Holidays off.
  • LTD/STD and life insurance.
  • Paid malpractice insurance

About The University of Kansas Hospital:

Recognized as one of the top hospitals in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, The University of Kansas Hospital is a 1045-bed academic medical center and Level 1 trauma center, with a mission to lead in the discovery of new knowledge, deliver outstanding patient care in this region and beyond, and educate the healthcare professionals of tomorrow. The health system, consistently earning national recognition for outstanding quality and safety in several medical specialties, is known for its Center for Advanced Heart Care, Center for Transplantation, Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center, and NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Magnet designation is proof of our hard-earned commitment to nursing excellence. For more information, visit

About Kansas City:

A metropolitan area of 2.3 million people, Kansas City offers the diversity and excitement of a large city with the charm and convenience of Midwest living. Walkable, tree-lined neighborhoods surround the campus, which is within close proximity to the city's top destinations, including the Kauffman Center of Performing Arts, Union Station & Science City, National WWI Museum, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, as well as the Country Club Plaza, a shopping district celebrated for its architectural design.

Overall, the Kansas City metropolitan area is a diverse and dynamic region with a rich cultural heritage, a strong economy, a vibrant downtown area, and a wide range of recreational and educational opportunities. It offers a high quality of life for its residents and attracts visitors from around the region and beyond. Residents enjoy safe, suburban neighborhoods, great restaurants and shopping, miles of bike paths, parks and lakes, excellent schools (public, private, and universities for higher education).

The University of Kansas Health System is the official healthcare provider for the Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, Kansas Speedway, and T-Mobile Center. Kansas City is also home to Sporting KC, KC Current, Kansas City Mavericks, and we will be hosting the World Cup! Visit for more information about Kansas City.

Interested applicants please send CV to Darci Deskin, Physician Recruiter, at or call (913) 951-7748.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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