The Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Section on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Wake Forest School of Medicine invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This position will support a consult service for transitions of care recommendations; evaluation and management of patients needing acute inpatient rehabilitation services; and ambulatory services for patients with significant medical rehabilitation needs. Inpatient Rehabilitation Services include six CARF Accredited Programs serving patients age 13 and older. The Assistant/Associate Professor will participate in clinical teaching of residents, students, and fellows, and may assist in the development of a new residency program.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to carve his or her own niche in a new and growing department, with opportunities for program development/partnerships in the areas of cancer, wound care, burns, spinal cord, prehab programs, geriatrics, and trauma.
The Section on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is home to 9 faculty and 6 Advanced Practice Providers who practice in a variety of settings across the Piedmont Triad. The faculty and Advanced Practice Providers support two acute inpatient rehabilitation facilities in Winston-Salem and High Point, North Carolina.
The Wake Forest School of Medicine is part of the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The Medical Center is the major employer in Winston-Salem, an affordable community of about 250,000 in the Piedmont region of North Carolina.
Wake Forest School of Medicine is recognized as one of America’s best schools for its innovative medical education, primary care training and research programs. Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center continues to be a major research and innovation center, making important contributions to biomedical and health science research nationally and internationally. Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center 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.
Applicants should submit a cover letter and complete curriculum vitae to: Lindsay Teague, Talent Acquisition, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center at: Lindsay.Teague@wakehealth.edu or (336) 716-8393.
About Wake Forest Baptist Health
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (www.wakehealth.edu) is a nationally prominent academic medical center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, with an integrated health care network that serves the residents of 24 counties in northwest North Carolina and southwest Virginia. The Medical Center’s primary divisions are Wake Forest Baptist Health, a regional clinical system anchored by the 885-bed tertiary care hospital in Winston-Salem that includes Brenner Children’s Hospital, five other hospitals throughout the region, more than 300 other primary and specialty care locations, more than 2,000 physicians and 1,535 acute care beds; Wake Forest School of Medicine, a recognized leader in experiential medical education and groundbreaking research; and Wake Forest Innovations, the school’s commercialization enterprise focused on advancing health care. Wake Forest Baptist clinical, research and educational programs are consistently rated among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report.