The Vascular Surgery Fellowship at Wake Forest School of Medicine is an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-accredited, 24-month independent program.

The Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery is a member of the integrated Heart and Vascular Center of Excellence at Wake Forest Baptist Health.

The teaching service is comprised of:

  • Eleven board-certified vascular surgery faculty
  • One vascular medicine faculty
  • Four advanced practice practitioners
  • Four vascular fellows
  • A PGY-3
  • A PGY-1
  • An inpatient pharmacist

Why train at Wake Forest?

The fellowship is distinguished by several aspects that deliver a breadth of clinical and educational experience:

  • A well-rounded clinical experience provides balance between open surgical and endovascular treatment interventions as well as diagnostic procedures
  • Our facilities include a service-oriented operating room team and dedicated endovascular suite
  • Committed faculty with a broad array of clinical, research and educational experience and interests provide exposure to all aspects of practice supported through dedicated conferences
  • A fully accredited Clinical Vascular Laboratory provides a rich environment for didactic teaching and an organized experience in study interpretation
  • Daily service rounds by a dedicated team (including a faculty member, nurse practitioner and pharmacist) provide organized and consistent inpatient management support while also facilitating bedside teaching opportunities to explore evidence-based approaches to diagnostic testing, clinical decision-making and perioperative care
  • A rich academic tradition with an organized, team-oriented approach provides infrastructure and abundant research opportunities for interested fellows

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.