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Our New Medical Education Building at Innovation Quarter

Designed with the next generation of physician-leaders in mind, the Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education provides the learning environments required by today’s diverse, technologically savvy students. From outpatient clinic to trauma center bay, this new building allows medical students to prepare for real-life experiences in the most modern of settings.

The Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education is located in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter and is adjacent to 525@vine, home to Wake Forest Baptist’s Department of Physician Assistant Studies and its Nurse Anesthesia program.

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Wake Forest Baptist in the News

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'Hair of the dog' won't cure that hangover

There’s no scientific evidence that having an alcoholic drink will cure a hangover, according to Laura Veach, Ph.D., director of screening and counseling intervention services and training in the Department of Surgery.

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Pioneering Vascular Surgeon, Researcher, Health Care Educator Named as CEO

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has named Julie Ann Freischlag, M.D., as its new chief executive officer (CEO). Freischlag joins the Medical Center on May 1 and succeeds CEO John D. McConnell, M.D., who last year announced that he would transition to a new position at the Medical Center, after leading it since 2008.

 

Pioneering Vascular Surgeon, Researcher, Health Care Educator Named as CEO
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Tips to Treat Seasonal Dry Eye

If your eyes feel like the Sahara desert or your vision seems blurrier than usual, don’t panic. It may just be seasonal dry eye. According to Michelle D. Patel, M.D., assistant professor of ophthalmology, the most common type of dry eye is evaporative dry, which is often worse in the wintertime.

Tips to Treat Seasonal Dry Eye
Michael Morykwas, Ph.D. and Louis Argenta, M.D.

Six Technologies Receive Initial Investments from the Catalyst Fund

Six early-stage novel technologies, all invented at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and being developed through Wake Forest Innovations, are receiving a combined $595,000 investment from the Catalyst Fund to support their initial development. The Catalyst Fund is the $15 million technology development program established by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in October 2015.

Six Technologies Receive Initial Investments from the Catalyst Fund
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At 54, Medical Student Looks Forward to her Second Career

Four years ago, Suzanne Watson received her AARP card and Wake Forest School of Medicine acceptance letter in the same week. Watson, now a fourth-year student, says her medical education has provided the most happiness and fulfillment she has experienced in many years.

 At 54, Medical Student Looks Forward to her Second Career
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Organized Prescription Drug Collection Programs May Have Minimal Impact on Reducing Availability of Controlled Medications

Non-medical use of prescription drugs is the second most common form of illicit substance abuse in the country, trailing only marijuana use. Disposal of unused medications through community-wide take-back events and permanent drop boxes is a strategy that is widely employed to reduce the availability of controlled medications for improper use and abuse. But according to a study by Wake Forest Baptist researchers, these programs may be minimally effective in reducing the availability of controlled medications.  

Organized Prescription Drug Collection Programs May Have Minimal Impact on Reducing Availability of Controlled Medications
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At 54, Medical Student Looks Forward to Her Second Career

At 54, Medical Student Looks Forward to Her Second Career

Suzanne Watson, a former pastor of an Episcopal congregation in the San Diego area, received her AARP card and Wake Forest School of Medicine acceptance letter in the same week. 

School of Medicine Strategic Plan for Research

School of Medicine Strategic Plan for Research

An overarching theme for Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s strategic plan is to become a continuously learning health care system by translating what we learn into what we do.

Medical Student Organizes Health Fair to Give Back to Her Community

Medical Student Organizes Health Fair to Give Back to Her Community

Wake Forest School of Medicine student Erin Saner organized the Boomer Share the Health Fair in Wilkes County.

Alumnus Reflects on Advancements in Medical Education and Health Care

Alumnus Reflects on Advancements in Medical Education, Health Care

Edgar Marks, MD, was one of the first graduates of Wake Forest School of Medicine after it moved to Winston-Salem in 1941.

Medical Students Help Immigrants Attain Citizenship

Medical Students Help Immigrants Attain Citizenship

Wake Forest students establish clinic for immigrants to undergo health assessment.

 

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