Section Chief Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

Wake Forest School of Medicine - Seeking Experienced Leader

winston salem, NC 27157
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The Department of Academics at Merritt Hawkins is honored to work with the Department of Pediatrics at Wake Forest School of Medicine to present an opportunity as Chief of the Section of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.  This is a clinically strong division that represents general pediatrics, adolescent medicine, child abuse, and rheumatology.  The section is home to Wake Forest's pediatric residency program, consisting currently of 41 residents.

The Chief’s role includes defining and achieving the division’s strategic, clinical, research, and operational goals. Duties will include administrative leadership, clinical care, research mentorship, and academic program development.  The Chief will be expected to promote the department's clinical mission of care for underserved patients.  The sections clinical care is provided at a primary care clinic which is a patient-centered medical home, providing care to an underserved population with over 19,000 visits in pediatrics annually.  The Chief will also be expected to oversee and mentor faculty research activities within the program. As leader of general pediatrics, the Chief will be responsible for collaborative leadership between local physicians and the growth of the division. This section has faculty with a wide range of clinical and research interests.  We welcome candidates that have interest in either general pediatrics or adolescent medicine and candidates that have a strong background in clinical research.  This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated leader to direct a growing program.

Winston-Salem, NC (home to Wake Forest University) is a fantastic university city in what is referred to as the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina.  Winston-Salem is recognized as a “city of arts & innovation”.  With its dynamic downtown that is filled with amenities to include arts, entertainment, high-end shopping, and world-class dining, Winston-Salem is a wonderful place to call home.  It has been listed nationally as a top-10 “most liveable” downtown.

This is a fantastic community for families.  The schooling options are fantastic, as home of Wake Forest University it is an area known for its quality education.  In addition it is home to one of the top arts’ schools in the country – UNC School of the Arts.  Winston-Salem is a safe community, with low cost of living and friendly atmosphere.  This is one of the best places to call home in the most sought-after state in the country – North Carolina.

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.