TITLE: NEUROHOSPITALIST AND STROKE MEDICAL DIRECTOR
EMPLOYER: ROCHESTER REGIONAL HEALTH, ROCHESTER, N.Y.
MEDICAL SCHOOL: QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY BELFAST,
NORTHERN IRELAND (2013)
RESIDENCY: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT SAN ANTONIO, NEUROLOGY (2022)
FELLOWSHIP: UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER STRONG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, VASCULAR NEUROLOGY (2023)
IN PRACTICE SINCE: STARTING JULY 2023
Jonathan Donnelly, MBBS enjoys fencing, hiking, playing video and board games, and spending time with his wife and two cats.
What was the most important factor in your search for a new job?
I had some very specific career goals in mind. Although my visa restricted me to certain geographic areas, I still wanted to find the kind of job I wanted to do.
How did PracticeLink help you in your job search?
PracticeLink offers a great filtering system that includes geographical location, subspecialty (including neurohospitalist), and importantly to me, whether or not the position will consider J-1 waiver candidates. PracticeLink also really streamlines the process so that in most cases, you can send your CV and a pre-made application straight to the recruiter. It was easy to send my application and arrange an interview.
Any other advice?
Start looking early. For J-1 folks specifically, know your options, don’t be afraid to look at big cities, and keep your DS-2019 and USMLE transcripts!