Physician, Faculty and Advanced Practice Professional Careers

The physicians, faculty and advanced practice professionals who work at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have access to the latest in technology, treatments and therapies. Whether involved in providing outstanding patient- and family-centered care, participating in cutting-edge research or educating future clinicians as a member of our faculty, our professionals can find the career path that best suits their skills and interests. We aim to provide ample opportunities in clinical practice, research and education.

A Mission to Care. A Mission to Cure.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a nationally recognized, fully integrated academic medical center and health system. The institution is comprised of:

Wake Forest School of Medicine

A leading center for medical education and research.

Wake Forest Baptist Health

The integrated clinical structure that includes nationally ranked Brenner Children’s Hospital.

Wake Forest Innovations

The organization that promotes the commercialization of research discoveries and operates Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, an urban research and technology park in downtown Winston-Salem.

Affiliated Programs

Affiliated programs include affiliated community hospitals, physician practices, outpatient services and other medical facilities.

Wake Forest School of Medicine is recognized as one of America’s best graduate schools for its innovative medical education, primary care training and research programs. Wake Forest Baptist continues to be a major research and innovation center, making important contributions to biomedical and health science research nationally and internationally. Wake Forest Baptist holds the coveted Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission, and has been ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report since 1993. The Medical Center is the region’s only Level l trauma center, renowned for handling the region’s most complex medical cases. Brenner Children’s Hospital is located on the main campus and was the first Level l pediatric trauma center in North Carolina.

A Focus on Growth

Wake Forest Baptist understands the importance of mentor models and what that means for the professional growth of our staff. To that end, Wake Forest Baptist is constantly evaluating current mentor programs – and initiating new ones – to create a collegiate learning experience.

Importance of Faculty Mentoring

Leadership and faculty members discuss the importance of mentor models at WFBMC.

Mentoring Programs

Junior Faculty Mentoring Program (JUMP)
The mission of JUMP is to support our junior faculty in their pursuit of a fulfilling and successful career by providing mentoring for professional and personal growth in teaching, research, patient care and leadership.

Women Junior Faculty Mentoring Program, Office of Women in Medicine and Science
This program provides a mechanism to assist and promote the advancement of women junior faculty in their professional career development.

Research Education Development Core, Sticht Center on Aging
This program aids in the acquisition of skills required for a successful independent research career of junior faculty through a structured mentorship program that fosters translational approaches.

Translational Research Academy, Biomedical Research Services and Administration
This is an educational and research support program that enhances the career development and success of early-career clinical and translational researchers.

Benefits of Working at Wake Forest Baptist

In addition to offering an exciting and stable career path for physicians, faculty members and APP staff in the Winston-Salem area, we offer some of the most comprehensive benefits.
Learn more about the benefits offered at Wake Forest Baptist.