Atrium Health

Academic Pediatric Nephrologist

Winston Salem, NC

full-time
Inpatient and outpatient

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Job Highlights

  • Non-Profit Employer
  • Less than 1 Hour from an International Airport
  • Opportunity to Give Back to an Underserved Community
  • The Section of Pediatric Nephrology, Brenner Children's, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist and Wake Forest University School of Medicine, is seeking a 7th board eligible/certified full-time clinical faculty at a rank of Assistant/Associate Professor.

    Our division has an ACGME-approved fellowship program and provides comprehensive nephrology care that covers every aspect of the field, including AKI, CKD, glomerulonephritis, nephrotic syndrome, fluid and electrolyte disorders, a dedicated Hypertension Clinic and Neonatal Kidney Clinic, a TS Alliance-designated multi-disciplinary Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic, rare inherited forms of kidney disease including a cystinosis clinic, nephrolithiasis, congenital anomalies of the kidneys and urinary tract, acute and chronic hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis including a home hemodialysis program, CKRT, apheresis, transplantation, prenatal consultation, and kidney biopsies. The position incorporates cutting-edge, innovative medical education of fellows, house staff, medical students, pharmacy residents, and PA students. All domains of research and scholarly activity including clinical, translational, preclinical research, quality improvement, advocacy, community engagement, and medical education are welcomed, and there are many opportunities for collaboration with the world-renowned Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM), Hypertension and Vascular Research Center, Cardiovascular Sciences Center, Center for Artificial Intelligence Research, Center for Healthcare Innovation, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Center for Vaccines at the Extremes of Aging, Center on Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, and Center for Precision Medicine.

    Brenner Children’s Hospital is a 180-bed tertiary care and Level 1 Trauma Center with all pediatric subspecialties serving a broad catchment area from Eastern NC to the Western NC/TN border that includes both urban and rural patient populations. 

    Wake Forest University School of Medicine is the academic core of the Advocate Health Enterprise and we are the largest academic learning health system in the country. We leverage a diverse range of methods and transdisciplinary collaboration in an innovative academic learning health system to improve health equity and clinical care. Our diverse extramurally funded research portfolio spans the spectrum of research methods and includes preclinical and translational science, clinical and epidemiological research, public health, and biomedical informatics. 

    We are located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 2 hours east of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and 4 hours west of the Atlantic Ocean beaches. Winston-Salem is an incredibly affordable city with thriving arts, sports, and culinary scenes. Several high schools in the region are ranked within the Top 50 in the state. 

    Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist/Brenner Children's is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to achieving diversity among its faculty and staff.

    About Atrium Health

    Atrium Health is a nationally recognized leader in shaping health outcomes through innovative research, education and compassionate patient care. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Atrium Health is an integrated, nonprofit health system with more than 70,000 teammates serving patients at 40 hospitals and more than 1,400 care locations. Atrium Health is part of Advocate Health, the fifth-largest nonprofit health system in the United States, which was created from the combination with Advocate Aurora Health. It provides care under the Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist name in the Winston-Salem, North Carolina, region, as well as Atrium Health Navicent and Atrium Health Floyd in Georgia and Alabama. Atrium Health is renowned for its top-ranked pediatric, cancer and heart care, as well as organ transplants, burn treatments and specialized musculoskeletal programs. A recognized leader in experiential medical education and groundbreaking research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine is the academic core of the enterprise, including Wake Forest Innovations, which is advancing new medical technologies and biomedical discoveries. Atrium Health is also a leading-edge innovator in virtual care and mobile medicine, providing care close to home and in the home. Ranked nationally among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals in eight pediatric specialties and for rehabilitation, Atrium Health has also received the American Hospital Association’s Quest for Quality Prize and its 2021 Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award, as well as the 2020 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Health Equity Award for its efforts to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in care. With a commitment to every community it serves, Atrium Health seeks to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing – for all, providing $2.46 billion last year in free and uncompensated care and other community benefits.

    Posted February 9, 2024