Columbia University Clinical Instructor/Assistant Professor - Lyme in New York, New York
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Department of Psychiatry
Full Time Clinical Instructor/Assistant Professor
Seeking a full-time Instructor-level research-oriented clinical research psychiatrist to join a clinical research team specializing in the care of children and adults with a history of Lyme and/or other tick-borne diseases. This is both a clinical and a research position. One-third time will be devoted to clinical care and two-thirds to clinical research. The clinical care requires an individual with empathy and skill working at the intersection of medicine, neurology, and psychiatry.The Clinical Research seeks to identify more effective treatments for patients with the chronic symptoms that afflict about 10-20% of the patients aftertreatment for Lyme disease. These include severe fatigue, depression, anxiety, brain fog, memory impairment, neuropathic and/or arthritic pain, sensory hyperacuities, and less often mania and/or psychosis. We plan to conduct a variety ofresearch studies,ranging from newantibiotic regimens, pharmacotherapy, brain stimulation (e.g. TMS, Vagal Nerve Stim), ketamine, and/or psilocybin, to integrative medicine approaches. This is an ideal opportunity for an early career psychiatrist with a passion for helping patients with chronic multi-system symptoms and one who is interested in learning abouthow to develop and conduct clinical trials. Our clinical care will take place at Columbia Medical Center while ourtreatment research will be centered at the Lyme Center at the NewYork State Psychiatric Institute. Our clinical program integrates allopathic medicine, integrative medicine, and neuropsychiatry. Our clinical research Center also has a strong educational component. We will have regular case conferences and seminars. Position is available in Spring/Summer of 2022; later start dates will be considered. This is an ideal position for an academically inclined psychiatrist interested in joining a nationalresearch effort aiming to answer complex questions that overlap the domains of immunology,rheumatology, infectious disease, neurology, andpsychiatry. Please contact Brian Fallon, MD (email@example.com) for more information or our website (www.columbialyme.org). Minimum requirements: boardcertified in adult psychiatry; NYS medical license; 2 year commitment. Preferred: prior clinical research experience and/ortraining. Board certification child psychiatry and/or prior peerreviewed publications wouldbe a plus.
Minimum requirements: boardcertified in adult psychiatry; NYS medical license; 2 year commitment. Preferred: prior clinical research experience and/ortraining. Board certification child psychiatry and/or prior peerreviewed publications wouldbe a plus.
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