Associate Professor Pulmonary

Wake Forest Baptist Health   •  

Winston Salem, NC

Industry: Healthcare


Not Specified years

Posted 25 days ago

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine position:

Clinical responsibilities will include attending on the inpatient critical care and pulmonary consultation services for approximately 26 weeks per year (approximately half of these weeks will initially be on our evolving IMICU/Critical Care Back-up Service), attending in the outpatient pulmonary clinics for 2 half-day sessions per week at one of our Network Hospitals and for 1 session per week at the Winston Campus clinic for the weeks not on inpatient services, except for the IMICU/Critical Care Back-up Service where outpatient clinics will continued to be scheduled Other responsibilities include attending approximately 11 weekends and 18 evenings/home night calls per year. Finally, it is possible candidate may be asked to assume other responsibilities by the Department that may unexpectedly arise.

All faculty are expected to teach medical students, house officers and other learners within the context of patient care. Clinical responsibilities will involve a mix of precepting pulmonary fellows, supervising Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners and independent practice.

In addition to this candidate will be expected to regularly participate in formal medical student teaching sessions and institutional medical conferences.

Candidate will devote remaining effort not specifically assigned to clinical or teaching activities to academic work and practice management. All faculty are expected to deliver the highest quality of patient care and to contribute to innovations and improvements the education, process, management and outcomes of our work. When possible, it is the expectation that results of these efforts be disseminated in the form of presentations, workshops, abstracts, manuscripts or book chapters.

Preparing the next generation of healthcare-leaders.

Wake Forest School of Medicine directs the education of nearly 1,900 students and fellows, including physicians, basic scientists and allied clinical professionals. The School of Medicine also strategically investigates opportunities that will expand basic and clinical research, resulting in nationally and internationally recognized excellence in biomedical research. The School of Medicine seeks to leverage its current areas of strength and focus to improve integration of its research programs and to maximize multidisciplinary and translational approaches.

The School of Medicine is among the top of U.S. academic medical centers in total funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In the 2014 fiscal year, the school was awarded $193.4 million in research funding from federal and state agencies, industry and other sources.

The School of Medicine curriculum, developed by faculty, aims to cultivate physicians who:

  • Set the standards for compassionate, collaborative care.
  • Lead the way in socially responsible health care and biomedical sciences locally, nationally, and globally.
  • Engage in lifelong learning, discovery and application of innovative knowledge technology and skills in medicine.