The Section on Comparative Medicine within the Pathology Department at Wake Forest School of Medicine offers two nationally accredited fellowships. The program is supported by the National Institutes of Health. The mission of this NIH-funded, post-DVM training program is to prepare comparative medicine scientists for productive careers in research, in academic institutions, government and the private sector.  

The 27 training faculty committed to the program represent a variety of basic and clinical disciplines. The broader WFSM community consists of more than 1,200 faculty comprising 41 academic departments and 26 Centers or Institutes. Major institutional resources include the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, national primate research resources, the Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Hypertension and Vascular Research Center, the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine  and the Sticht Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Prevention.

Program Benefits Highlights

As a fellow 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 Fellows. Program-specific benefits, if available, can be found on the program application page.