Neuromuscular/EMG Fellowship in Ottawa, Canada

The Ottawa Hospital NeuroMuscular Centre
Contact: Dr. Ari Breiner
Location: Ottawa, ON
Application Deadline: 05/31/2024
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The Ottawa Hospital NeuroMuscular Centre is accepting applications for 1 or 2 year funded Neuromuscular / Clinical Neurophysiology (EMG) fellowships, to begin in July 2025! For more information, or to submit an application (CV and letter of intent), please contact Dr Ari Breiner ().

Applications are due May 31, 2024.

Ottawa Neuromuscular Fellowship Program

The fellowship program offers:

  • 1:1 teaching sessions with 7 full-time and 3 part-time neuromuscular disease (NMD) specialists
  • General NMD and EMG clinics, as well as subspecialty clinics (genetic neuromuscular clinic, myotonic dystrophy clinic, myasthenia gravis clinic, multidisciplinary ALS clinic, peripheral nerve trauma clinic).
  • Specialized techniques (e.g single-fibre EMG, interpretation of MRI in myopathies, ultrasound for neuromuscular conditions,
    performing & interpreting muscle biopsies, etc).
  • Many research opportunities including clinical research trials, quality improvement projects, translational research, and observational studies.
  • Fellows are actively involved in the education of neurology residents both in-clinic and through didactic teaching sessions.
  • Potential fellows may be encouraged to apply for the NMD4C-MDC Annual Neuromuscular Postdoctoral Research and Clinical Fellowships Funding Competition if relevant, however separate funding also exists
CNMD fellowship poster