The Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship program at Wake Forest School of Medicine is ACGME accredited. Each year we welcome four new fellows, for a total of twelve fellows in the program.

Why Train at Wake Forest?

The quality of our pulmonary and critical care division has been recognized through a variety of external measures.

  • U.S News & World Report Best Hospital Pulmonology 2018 2019Wake Forest Baptist has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report 26 years in a row; this year we are ranked #41 in Adult Pulmonology.
  • Our Academic Pathways structure was highlighted at the 2015 American Thoracic Society (ATS) Innovations in Fellowship Education international conference for its attention to a customized experience for each fellow

National recognition has led to our successful recruitment of outstanding fellows from all over the world.

Program Goals

The primary goals of our curriculum are to assure each trainee's acquisition of the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors essential to pulmonary and critical care medicine, and to the continued development of our specialty.

Our graduates are:

  • Community pulmonary and critical care medicine physicians
  • Academic clinicians
  • Physician-scientists
  • Thought-leaders at the local, national and international levels

Why Choose Wake Forest for Fellowship?

Several current fellows describe what they love about being at Wake Forest and living in Winston-Salem.

Program Benefits Highlights

As a resident of Wake Forest you will receive:

  • Parking in our covered garage is connected by a covered walkway to the office building and is free for housestaff.
  • Fellow salaries are $57,197, $59,725, and $62,092 for F1, F2, and F3 respectively. These were recently increased to meet the AAMC South Region median benchmark.
  • Onsite childcare for employees
  • Locked Fellows’ office with individual workstations and lockers
  • Resident/Fellow lounge (G floor, adjacent Camino Bakery) with cable TV and complimentary snacks
  • Resident/Fellow Work Room (G floor, between Camino Bakery and Endoscopy suite) with multiple computers, study cubicles, small meeting rooms, and complimentary coffee machine

Learn more about the all standard benefits available to Wake Forest Residents. Program-specific benefits include:

  • Educational Resources
    • Personal copy of Murray & Nadel’s textbook of respiratory medicine
    • ATS, CHEST Memberships provided by the fellowship
    • ACCP-SEEK personal copy provided by the fellowship
    • Annual In-Training Exam with detailed score reports to help with study focus
  • Workshops
    • New Fellow Orientation (July – 2 weeks, didactic and experiential)
    • Bronchoscopy Simulator Curriculum (Longitudinal @ VA)
    • Airway/Chest Tube Course (July)
    • Regional Point-of-care Ultrasound Course (July)
    • Regional Introduction to Bronchoscopy Course (July)
    • Anatomy Lab Sessions with First-Year Medical Students (August)
    • Advanced Bronchoscopy Course (October)
    • Ventilator Waveform Analysis Workshops (Annually, time varies)