The Wake Forest School of Medicine Child Neurology Residency program is committed to providing the best clinical training in child neurology in the region, offering exposure to a diverse patient population and opportunities to engage in clinical research. You’ll gain a strong basis in general neurology as well as experience with nationally recognized subspecialty clinics.

The training can be personalized to your goals and interests. Our categorical positions are combined with the competitive Brenner Children’s Pediatrics Residency Program and Wake Forest Baptist’s Neurology Residency Program.

Why Train at Wake Forest?

Child neurology residents enjoy:

  • Personal attention from and close relationships with faculty
  • Family-friendly training environment
  • Outstanding research opportunities
  • Diverse patient population

Our nationally recognized Wake Forest Baptist Health Headache Program is an innovative program for complicated headaches that includes one of the few academic pediatric headache programs in the country.

Additional Training Environments and Technologies

We have a Level 4 Comprehensive Epilepsy Center dedicated to the treatment of refractory epilepsy in children and adults, which includes surgical planning, a ketogenic diet clinic, a Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic recognized by the TS Alliance and one of the few Magnetoencephalography (MEG) programs nationally.

Program Benefits Highlights

As a resident of Wake Forest you will receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On-call resources (rooms, meals, etc.)
Learn more about the all standard benefits available to Wake Forest Residents. Program-specific benefits, if available, can be found on the program application page.