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Our division also holds a monthly journal club, monthly staff meetings, weekly didactic series and a bi-monthly combined cognitive/movement case conference. The fellow is expected to participate and present in these meetings. Departmental Grand Rounds are held every Wednesday at 8 a.m. The fellow may be asked to lecture to residents and medical students during the academic year. Attendance at national conferences is encouraged as well (Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, Human Amyloid Imaging/MCI and Frontotemporal Dementia Conference). Fellows are encouraged to submit abstracts for poster or platform presentation at these meetings.

  • Clinical training
    • Continuity clinic Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursday mornings
    • Monthly - Wednesday mornings in the cancer cognitive clinic with Dr. Shatz
    • Block schedule format
      • In the afternoons, each month will be a different block of a rotation (typically not more than 2-3x/week)
      • These will include:
        • Neuropsychology
        • Movement Disorders
        • Sleep
        • Traumatic Brain Injury
        • Speech pathology
        • Intellectual and developmental disorders
        • Community Resources (palliative care, hospice, facilities, etc)
        • Nuclear medicine
        • ALS clinic
  • Didactic training
    • Monthly lectures with the residents
    • Monthly journal club discussions with the division
    • Monthly lectures with the division
    • Monthly combined Movement Disorder/Cognitive interesting case presentation
  • Core curriculum
    • Proficiency in:
      • Administering and interpreting various neuropsychologic assessments
      • Various exam techniques assessing language, praxis, and visuospatial functioning
      • Relating various symptoms/deficits with particular networks and anatomic locations
      • Diagnostic approach to patients with subacute/chronic encephalopathy/dementia as well as specific behavioral syndromes
      • Genetics of various neurodegenerative diseases and when testing is indicated.
      • Pathophysiology of the various neurodegenerative diseases
      • Clinical features of particular neurodegenerative diseases
      • Radiographic findings of particular neurodegenerative diseases
    • Particularly you will be exposed to:
      • Mild cognitive impairment
      • Alzhiemer disease
      • Parkinson’s Disease Dementia (PDD)
      • Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB)
      • Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)
      • Primary Progressive Aphasias
      • Corticobasal syndrome
      • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
      • Posterior Cortical Atrophy
      • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
      • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)
      • Traumatic Brain Injury
      • Vascular disease
      • Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy
      • Autoimmune/inflammatory encephalopathies
      • Epilepsy related cognitive impairments/transient epileptic amnesia
      • Multiple sclerosis
      • Obstructive sleep apnea and other sleep disorders
      • Psychiatric diseases causing cognitive impairment (PTSD, anxiety, depression, etc)
  • Research Training
    • We have several clinical trials you are welcome to participate in
    • Several of our faculty have various grants and projects you are welcome to join
    • You can create your own research project as well with mentorship from one of our providers
  • Call frequency
    • This is an outpatient rotation and thus call is not part of this program.
  • Career development
    • You will meet with your program director periodically to discuss your individual goals so that we may help support these in any way that we can.
  • Teaching opportunities
    • Residents and medical students will rotate with us throughout the year.
    • There is also the potential of giving lectures to residents or medical students depending on level of interest.
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Cincinnati, OH 45267-0525

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