• 38th Annual GAPNA Conference

    October 3-5, 2019 at the Paris Hotel, Las Vegas, NV.

    Focused education; lasting connections, networking, free access to the GAPNA Online Library.

    Earn up to 21 contact hours (including pre-conference workshops).

    Get more information and register now!

  • 2019 Senior Report Senior Report: Older Americans have more options for home care, but still struggling.

    The United Health Foundation has released results of a sweeping new study benchmarking the health of older adults. The America's Health Rankings® Senior Report was created in partnership with GAPNA to improve the health of America's seniors.

    The data will help advanced practice nurses and other providers deliver quality care.

    Find out about it!

  • AwardNew for GAPNA members: MCM Education

    GAPNA has partnered with a MCM Education to offer an ongoing series of CNE programs available to GAPNA members. "Diagnosing and Managing Parkinson’s Disease in Older Adults," is the latest program offered.

    Parkinson’s disease (PD) is characterized by both motor and nonmotor symptoms. It is diagnosed based on the presence of two of four motor symptoms including rest tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity, and gait imbalance...

    Find out about it!

  • FREE continuing education credit is available for the following session:

    "Decisional Capacity"

    (session captured at the GAPNA 2018 Annual Conference)

    For July/August 2019 - Get Your Free CNE Now!

Wake Forest School of Medicine and the Wake Forest Baptist Health Division of Nursing

The Wake Forest School of Medicine and the Wake Forest Baptist Health Division of Nursing invites applications from candidates with a career commitment to research for a tenure track faculty position that will be housed within the Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine.

Tenure track faculty appointments will be made at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank commensurate with experience and academic achievement. A PhD in Nursing or DNSc is required.

Eligible candidates will have demonstrated strong potential for developing a program of funded scientific research, particularly in the areas of aging and population health. Those whose research or research interests align with other priorities in the School’s strategic plan will also be considered (Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Neuroscience, Diabetes, Regenerative Medicine).

The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an externally funded research program, advise nursing doctoral students, and mentor students, nursing staff and faculty in research. Opportunities to engage in clinical practice may be available depending upon specialty certification and Departmental needs.


  • PhD/DNSc.
  • Record of publication in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Preferred evidence of teaching and mentoring excellence as demonstrated by course evaluation summaries is desirable.
  • Strong methodological and statistical skills.
  • Effective interpersonal communication and management skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment.

For more information:
Allison Lyerly
Director Talent Acquisition

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