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Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics (Pediatricians & Psychologists)

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 44553
Job Family: Faculty/Physicians
Specialty: Development Pediatrics
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Remote Opportunity: No
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 35521085033179-Pediatrics - Developmental


The Department of Pediatrics of Wake Forest School of Medicine invites you to consider a unique educational and clinical care opportunity to join our growing Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics Section. We are seeking a Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrician or Neuro-Developmental Pediatrician as well as Clinical Psychologists for full-time faculty roles in beautiful northwest North Carolina.

The Section on Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics consists of (5) Physicians, (2) Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, (2) Pediatric Psychologists, and a Nurse Navigator all working closely with support staff, including the onsite Therapeutic Day Program (TDP) and Children’s Developmental Services Agency (CDSA). TDP’s onsite partial day program services include Educational Therapy, Music Therapy, Recreational Therapy, and an embedded psychologist, serving our most behaviorally challenged patients. The CDSA employs Occupational and Physical Therapists, speech therapists, service coordinators, audiologists, and psychologists to serve our Birth to Three population with Early Intervention Services. 

Physicians in this role will provide clinical care with the evaluation and management of children with a wide range of developmental and behavioral problems, including but not limited to ADHD, Autism, Developmental disabilities, etc. All academic ranks will be considered. 

Clinical Psychologists will provide clinical care with a heavy responsibility of developmental and autism spectrum disorder testing, participation in interdisciplinary team meetings, and program development as we seek to establish an Autism Center of Excellence. There will also be expectations for teaching and clinical research as a faculty member. 

Pediatrician will join a growing department with multiple career development opportunities:

  • Teaching/mentorship with all levels of learners: residents, fellows, and medical students
  • Leadership opportunities within the Department of Pediatrics and institution-wide
  • Potential to build a Developmental & Behavioral fellowship from the ground up
  • Opportunity to help create/develop an Autism Center of Excellence
  • Research opportunities abound with the local CTSI and collaborators
  • Strong community partnerships providing opportunities to aid underserved children and their families

Candidates must possess the following qualifications:

  • MD/DO degree
  • BC/BE in Pediatrics and/or DBP
  • North Carolina licensure or eligible


  • Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology 
  • Completion of an APA-accredited Internship
  • Completion of at least a one-year pediatric psychology fellowship
  • Licensed-eligible as a Psychologist in NC
  • Trained in administration of ADOS

Wake Forest School of Medicine is the medical education and research component of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a fully integrated academic medical center anchored by an 885-bed tertiary care hospital, community hospitals, affiliated partners and the 160-bed Brenner Children’s Hospital.  Both Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Brenner Children’s Hospital have been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report. 

When faculty join Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, they are welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together. Practice where your voice is valued, your passion for advancing medicine is rewarded, and you get the resources and support you need to thrive personally and professionally. In our nationally-renowned integrated health system, you can work alongside the most advanced minds in medicine to improve medicine, elevate hope and advance healing—for all.