MS Clinic Fellowship, London (ON) Canada

Supervisor: Dr. Sarah A. Morrow MD, MS FRCPC

Program Description

The Multiple Sclerosis Clinic is a patient-centered, interdisciplinary team of professionals who provide management and treatment of Multiple Sclerosis and related disorders. Additionally, the clinic conducts cutting edge clinical and laboratory research with local partners, such as Western University and Robarts Institute, and in collaboration with national and international research partners. There are currently three Multiple Sclerosis specialists running clinics and offering patient-centered care for people living with Multiple Sclerosis. Additionally, there is an MS cognitive clinic which focuses on cognitive impairment associated with MS and offers full neuropsychological assessments; this is the only clinic of its’ kind in Canada. Faculty also conduct clinical research in different aspects of the disease and its management.

Program Offering

  • Opportunity to work with MS fellowship trained neurologists.
  • Opportunity to work in MS Cognitive Clinic with Dr. Morrow, psychometrists, and research fellows.
  • Opportunity to work within an active clinical trial program-exposure to new experimental treatment options.
  • Gain exposure to a wide variety of MS and MS-related disorders such as NMO.
The fellow will:
  • Gain clinical expertise in the diagnosis, assessment, treatment and long-term management of patients with MS, both in terms of disease modifying treatment and symptomatic treatment.
  • Develop the skills to correctly use and interpret, diagnostic tools such as MRI, CSF and other biological markers.
  • Participate in MS-related clinical research activities under the supervision of Dr. Sarah Morrow, who has published extensively in several areas of clinical MS research including MS and cognition.
  • Participate in MS related educational activities: attending and presenting at educational rounds, journal clubs, national and international conferences and other MS related continuing medical education events.
  • Develop an understanding of research practice and contribute to the dissemination translation and application of new medical knowledge to MS-related medical practice.

Contact

Diana LealRobles,
Administrative assistant to Dr. Morrow
Diana.LealRobles@lhsc.on.ca
(519) 663-2993