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