Pediatric Residency Program

Wake Forest Baptist Health is home to Brenner Children's Hospital and a tight-knit community of health care professionals. 

Our Pediatric Residency Program is developed with the focus on the learners' needs.  Our program directors and faculty work together to train and mentor outstanding, well-rounded pediatricians ready for the next step in their career.  Our graduates have been very successful in obtaining their ideal careers, whether a private practice job, a competitive fellowship, or the academic role of their choosing.

Brenner Children's Hospital is a state-of-the-art tertiary referral center where residents are exposed to a wide variety of admissions. Being a community-based pediatric referral center our residents enjoy a wide diversity of pathology and socioeconomic groups when caring for their patients. Completion of the program provides a diverse general pediatric background suitable for confident entry into private practice or fellowship training.

Application Information

  • Applications through ERAS only
  • Interviewing October - January,  usually on Fridays
  • DO applicants welcome (prefer but not require) USMLE testing in addition to COMPLEX
  • Away or visiting rotations not required but are available by contacting www.wakehealth.edu/school/visiting-students

For our Foreign Medical Grads

  • Graduation from medical school within 2 years of start year
  • USMLE score minimum of 220 on first attempt
  • Clinical experience within the USA (with LOR from this experience)

Correspondence relating to application materials should be directed to:

Pediatric Residency Program 
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Department of Pediatrics

Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157
Phone: 336-716-2694 
pedsres@wakehealth.edu

 

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Quick Reference

Pediatric Residency Program

336-716-2694

For more information, email us at:  pedsres@wakehealth.edu

Additional Information
Our Mailing Address:
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Department of Pediatrics
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157

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