In response to COVID-19 and out of an abundance of caution, WFBH Pain Medicine Leaders will plan to conduct candidate interviews remotely via Webex, Skype, Zoom, etc., with the possibility of touring the main campus later this summer.   Candidates will be invited to interview via email, in the upcoming weeks.   Thank you for your patience in this matter.  We will periodically update our page as information and guidance changes.
Wake Forest School of Medicine offers six Pain Medicine Fellowship opportunities every year. Pain medicine fellows perform procedures in a variety of clinical settings. They are also encouraged to participate in ongoing research opportunities and get exposure to regular conferences and didactics.

Robert Hurley Pain Medicine Fellowship

Photo: Robert Hurley, MD, PhD, FASA, Pain Medicine Fellowship Director, reviewing a case with pain medicine fellows.


Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is an 885-bed hospital available for the treatment of acute, postoperative and cancer-related pain care. Medical Plaza - Miller, Ambulatory Surgical Center - Clemmons, and Davie Medical Center are also Wake Forest Baptist Health facilities, which house outpatient operating rooms where many of the device implantation surgeries are performed.

Wake Forest Baptist Health has multiple outpatient Pain Centers where pain consultation and procedures occur. The main site is at Brookstown with other sites at WFBH Pain Management - Lexington, Medical Plaza - Miller, the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Wake Forest Baptist, and WFBH Spine Center - Clemmons, High Point Premier and ASC Pain Center.

Program Goals

  • Foster a thorough understanding of the breadth and depth of the specialty of Pain Medicine
  • Provide compassionate, appropriate, and effective analgesic care for patients suffering from acute or chronic pain
  • Prepare fellows to function as well-qualified, independent specialists in pain medicine.

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.