Founded in 1992, Wake Emergency Physicians, PA (WEPPA) is an independent Emergency Medicine practice comprised of over 200 Emergency Medicine specialists. WEPPA staffs all WakeMed Emergency Departments (Raleigh Campus Adult, Children’s, Cary Hospital, North Hospital, Apex Healthplex, Brier Creek Healthplex, Garner Healthplex), both Johnston Health UNC Emergency Departments, (Smithfield and Clayton), the Nash UNC Health Care Emergency Department, and the Granville Health System Emergency Department. WEPPA treated over 450,000 patients in 2021. In addition to patient care, Wake Emergency Physicians, PA is involved with training new healthcare providers – medical students, physicians and APPs – throughout their education, residency, and fellowship.
WEPPA Physicians at WakeMed provide emergency medicine education in both clinical and bedside environments for the University of North Carolina Emergency Medicine residency program, as well as the University of North Carolina Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship program. WEPPA Physicians at all of our hospital sites provide bedside teaching to rotating medical students from UNC, Campbell University, and other local universities. WEPPA Physicians and APPs also serve as instructors for rotating APP students from Campbell University, Wake Forest University, and other recognized programs.