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Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Section Chief - Associate Professor or Professor | Pediatrics-Neonatology

Wake Forest Baptist Health
Job Title: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Section Chief - Associate Professor or Professor
Job ID: 20888
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Category: Physician and Faculty
Location: Winston-Salem, NC North Carolina
Physician and Faculty, Medical, Healthcare1/9/2017We are seeking a Neonatologist to join us in our Mission to Care, Mission to Cure. This is a full time faculty opportunity with primary roles in academics and clinical service. The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications: MD or DO Board Certified or Board Eligible in...

Job Description

The Department of Pediatrics at Wake Forest School of Medicine/Brenner Children's Hospital is seeking a dynamic and energetic leader as Chief of the Section of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

Candidates must have a record of proven health care leadership, excellence in research, clinical care, education, and/or administrative accomplishments. Candidates must be board certified in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, hold the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, and have, or be eligible for, a North Carolina medical license.

Priorities for the Section Chief of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine include enhancing research programs, developing innovative patient care programs, collaborating with community physicians, mentoring and career development of faculty and fellows in the section.

The following qualities are preferred:

  • Academic stature as an established clinical investigator
  • Record of extramural grant funding and scholarly productivity
  • Excellence in mentoring
  • Transparency and a collaborative management style
  • Business skills including budgeting and resource management

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. Benner Children's Hospital is the focal point for pediatric healthcare within Wake Forest Baptist Health is the referral center for Western North Carolina, Southern Virginia and Eastern Tennessee.

The Section of Neonatology is comprised of 14 neonatologists whose expertise include medical education, quality improvement science, medical ethics, epidemiology, and clinical research related to long term outcomes of premature infants. The Section of Neonatology cares for 1,500 infants born each year between the 40 bed NICU at Brenner and the 60 bed NICU at Forsyth Medical Center, where high risk infants are delivered in Perinatal Region II of North Carolina.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is ranked as one of America's "Best Hospitals" by the U.S. News and World Report for the 20th consecutive year. It is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, which has a population of approximately 240,000. Winston-Salem 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.

For questions, please contact:Jenn Sanchez at

EOE/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Vets

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