Wake Forest School of Medicine’s Department of Emergency Medicine has a rare opportunity to join our academic faculty team for the position of Assistant Professor- Emergency Medicine Research. Our active Emergency Medicine Research group has a growing and expanding funded research portfolio, with a team-based, multi-investigator approach. Our current projects have an emphasis on cardiovascular and prehospital research, and a robust institutional culture of collaboration offers opportunities for work in many areas of critical illness and injury. Strong mentorship and infrastructure resides in EM and throughout the institution to support career and skill development with a recent CTSI award renewal that further supports faculty with research training and support. Supplemental opportunities include formal Master’s level research training for interested research faculty members who join this very productive EM team that includes multiple faculty, project managers, and research enrollment coordinators.
Our Emergency Department has been a Level 1 trauma center since 1982, with numerous specialty accreditations including an accredited chest pain center, stroke center, one of just two burn centers in North Carolina and full subspecialty backup. The co-located Brenner Children's Hospital Emergency Department was North Carolina's first Level 1 pediatric trauma center. Our clinical affiliate physicians staff 13 EDs across the state. Together our Emergency Medicine physicians provide services to over 500,000 patients each year, with patient acuity in the 95th percentile and an admission rate of 30 percent. Our Emergency Medicine residency program is among the oldest in the country, and is highly competitive. Fellowships are offered in Emergency Medicine Research, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine Administration/Leadership, EMS and Wilderness Medicine. Our exceptional faculty are highly productive clinically and academically with EM research funding in the top 20 in U.S., more than 20 active research projects and a very low faculty turnover rate.