The Department of Pediatrics within Wake Forest School of Medicine/Brenner Children's Hospital is seeking a dynamic leader as Section Head for Pulmonary Medicine at the Associate Professor or Professor level (based on experience).
We seek candidates with proven leadership and excellence in clinical care, education, quality improvement and research. Candidates must be board-certified in Pediatric Pulmonary 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.
The Section includes an accredited Cystic Fibrosis Center, full range of inpatient and outpatient pediatric pulmonary services, and pediatric sleep medicine clinic. Priorities for the Section of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine include developing strategic program growth and innovative patient care practices, enhancing education and research programs, and recruitment. The ideal candidate will have experience in developing and growing clinical programs; have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; be skilled in building team and collaboration; and have academic stature as an established clinical investigator and/or educator. Experience in pediatric sleep medicine (or Sleep board certification) is a plus but not required.
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 144 inpatient beds, including18 PICU/PIMC and 40 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 Baptist Medical Center is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employers 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 Jill Harrell, Faculty Recruiter.