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 and accepts two residents per year. 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

  • 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.
  • Training in Movement Disorders and TBI/MS/Demyelinating Disorders. All performed by our Pediatric Neurology Faculty. Residents can get a first-hand look at these sub specialties of Pediatric Neurology here at Wake Forest Baptist Health.

Virtual Tour

Depending on your rotation, you may train at facilities across our system. Explore below a few of the spaces where fellows of this program spend a lot of their time. Navigate the drop-down to switch rooms and use your mouse (or finger for touch screens) to rotate around the room.

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