Movement Disorder Fellowships

ANZAN advanced trainees interested in enquiring about Movement Disorder Fellowship opportunities in 2022 are encouraged to contact the following people regarding fellowships available in their units. Please note this is not an exhaustive list and names will be added as the MDSANZ Executive are notified of other MD fellowship opportunities.

Expressions of interest - Parkinson's & related disorders fellowship
The Parkinson's Disease Research Clinic at the Brain & Mind Centre, University of Sydney is calling for expressions of interest to undertake a 12 month Fellowship commencing in January/February 2023.

The position would work closely with Prof Simon Lewis and is intended to develop both clinical and research expertise, predominantly in the field of Parkinson’s and related conditions. The Fellow will be working across a number of clinical trials targeting disease modification and symptomatic relief, as well as getting exposure to a range of research platforms including neuroimaging, neurophysiology, polysomnography and other biomarkers.

The Fellowship will include:
1. Parkinson’s and related disorders outpatient clinics
2. Experience in conducting clinical trials
3. Familiarity with device assisted therapies including apomorphine injections/infusion as well as training in deep brain stimulation programming
4. Teaching in behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry
5. Time to develop clinical research projects

It is anticipated that the successful candidate would have completed their Basic Physician Training and will be looking to pursue a future career in Neurology or Geriatrics. The position could also be accredited as an elective year for a Neurology or Geriatrics Advanced Training program.

For further information please contact Prof Simon Lewis directly on:

WEHI/RMH MACH - Track Parkinson’s Disease clinician-researcher
An exciting opportunity exists for a neurology specialist to undertake PhD research into Parkinson’s Disease. The research will investigate the molecular and cellular drivers of Parkinson’s disease in a collaborative project between the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research and the Royal Melbourne Hospital Movement Disorders Clinic.
MACH-Track is a structured, mentored and fully-funded career development program for exceptional research-minded doctors, undertaking vocational training in accredited hospital specialties, general practice and public health.
For more information click here.
Contact: Dr Andrew Evans or A/Prof Grant Dewson
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Alfred Hospital, Melbourne
Contact: Dr Kelly Bertram

Kolling Institute/Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney
Nick Blair Movement Disorder Fellowship for 2022
Contact: Professor Carolyn Sue

Princess Alexandra Hospital
Fellowship in movement disorders and Functional Neurological Disorders
Contact: Dr Alexander Lehn

Royal Adelaide Hospital
Contact: A/Prof Thomas Kimber

Royal Brisbane Hospital
Contact: Dr Rob Adam

St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
Contact: A/Prof Stephen Tisch

Western Hospital, Melbourne
Half time Movement Disorders Fellowship for 2022
Covering all aspects of MD except DBS
Contact: Tissa Wijeratne