Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics Faculty
The Department of Pediatrics of Wake Forest School of Medicine invites you to consider a unique educational and clinical care opportunity to join our growing Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics Section. We are seeking a Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrician or Neuro-Developmental Pediatrician for a full-time faculty role in beautiful northwest North Carolina.
The Section on Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics consists of (4) Physicians, (3) Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, a Pediatric Psychologist, and a Nurse Navigator all working closely with support staff, including the onsite Therapeutic Day Program (TDP) and Children’s Developmental Services Agency (CDSA). TDP’s onsite partial day program services include Educational Therapy, Music Therapy, Recreational Therapy, and an embedded psychologist, serving our most behaviorally challenged patients. The CDSA employs Occupational and Physical Therapists, speech therapists, service coordinators, audiologists, and psychologists to serve our Birth to Three population with Early Intervention Services. This Physician will provide clinical care with the evaluation and management of children with a wide range of developmental and behavioral problems, including but not limited to ADHD, Autism, Developmental disabilities, etc. All academic ranks will be considered.
The selected candidate will join a growing department with multiple career development opportunities:
- Teaching/mentorship with all levels of learners: residents, fellows, and medical students
- Leadership opportunities within the Department of Pediatrics and institution-wide
- Potential to build a Developmental & Behavioral fellowship from the ground up
- Opportunity to help create/develop an Autism Center of Excellence
- Research opportunities abound with the local CTSI and collaborators
- Strong community partnerships providing opportunities to aid underserved children and their families
Candidates must possess the following qualifications:
- MD/DO degree
- Board certified in Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics or Neurodevelopmental Disorders
- North Carolina licensure or eligible
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 the 160-bed Brenner Children’s Hospital. Both Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Brenner Children’s Hospital have been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report.
When you join our team, you come to a region with much to offer. Winston-Salem, NC is located in the beautiful north central part of the state and offers affordable living, excellent culture, restaurants, theater, superb climate for outdoor activities, and a wonderful place to live and practice medicine. We are just a few hours away from the pristine North Carolina beaches and an hour from the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.
Wake Forest School of Medicine and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to achieving diversity among its faculty and staff.
For questions, please contact: Lindsay Teague, Talent Acquisition, at 404-824-6504 or Lindsay.Teague@wakehealth.edu.