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Associate Professor-Section Head for General Pediatrics | Pediatrics-General

Wake Forest Baptist Health
Job Title: Associate Professor-Section Head for General Pediatrics
Job ID: 20889
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Category: Physician and Faculty
Location: Winston-Salem, NC North Carolina
Physician and Faculty, Medical, Healthcare1/9/2017Wake Forest School of Medicine/Brenner Children''s Hospital iseeking a board certified/board eligible General Pediatrician for our Department of Pediatrics, This is a faculty position with rank based upon experience. Brenner Children''s Hospital is rated among best in the country by U.S....

Job Description

The Department of Pediatrics within Wake Forest School of Medicine/Brenner Children's Hospital is seeking a dynamic leader as Section Head for General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at the Associate Professor or Professor level.

We seek candidates with proven leadership and excellence in clinical care, education, quality improvement and research. Candidates must be board-certified in General Pediatrics or Adolescent Medicine and have or be eligible for a North Carolina medical license. The candidate is expected to participate in clinical care, education of trainees, research activities, and administrative responsibilities, including mentorship and career development of junior and mid-level faculty.

General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine is a strong section and composed of 14 pediatricians across all ranks. Clinical care provided by the section includes the primary care clinic, which is a patient-centered medical home for an under-served population with more than 19,000 outpatient visits annually; newborn nursery; child protection team; pediatric rheumatology; and an innovative, comprehensive care coordination team for children with medical complexity. All faculty are active in clinical research or scholarship and educational activities, in addition to clinical duties.

Priorities for the Section of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine include mentoring faculty; developing and enhancing innovative patient care, education and research programs; and collaboration. The candidate must have experience in developing and growing clinical programs, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and academic stature as an established clinical investigator or educator. Demonstration of scholarship is required. The position requires educational skills and experience necessary to precept residents and medical students.

Wake Forest School of Medicine is the medical education and research component of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a fully integrated academic medical center anchored by an 885-bed tertiary care hospital, community hospitals, affiliated partners and Brenner Children's Hospital. Brenner Children's is the focal point for pediatric healthcare in Wake Forest Baptist Health's major academic health system. Brenner Children's Hospital includes 172 inpatient beds, 12 PICU beds, and 35 NICU beds, and is the referral center for Western North Carolina, Southern Virginia, and Eastern Tennessee.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is ranked as one of America's "Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report for the 20th consecutive year and is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Winston-Salem has a population of approximately 220,000 and is nestled in the northwestern region of North Carolina, within easy driving distance to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and the pristine beaches of North Carolina.

Wake Forest School of Medicine and Brenner Children's Hospital are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to achieving diversity among its faculty and staff.

Interested candidates who meet the qualifications are invited to apply online or send CV to Jenn Sanchez,

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