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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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Doctor and Patient

Time to Abandon DRE Exam

The dreaded finger exam to check for prostate cancer used to be a mainstay of check-ups for older men. But new research puts the value of the test in question. “The evidence suggests that in most cases, it is time to abandon the digital rectal exam,” according to Ryan Terlecki, M.D., a Wake Forest Baptist urologist who recently published an article on the topic in Current Medical Research and Opinion. “Our findings will likely be welcomed by patients and doctors alike.” 

 

 

Time to Abandon DRE Exam
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Scientists Report on Safe, Non-addictive Opioid Analgesic in Animal Model

Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center report that in an animal model a novel pain-killing compound is not addictive and does not have adverse respiratory side effects like other opioids.

Scientists Report on Safe, Non-addictive Opioid Analgesic in Animal Model
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Wake Forest Baptist Researchers Successfully Test Modified Stun Gun with Heart Monitoring Capability

Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have successfully tested a prototype conducted electrical weapon (CEW) capable of recording a subject’s heart rate and rhythm while still delivering incapacitating electrical charges.

Wake Forest Baptist Researchers Successfully Test Modified Stun Gun with Heart Monitoring Capability
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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” rankings for the 24th consecutive year.

The five specialties earning top-50 spots in the nation were Cancer (No. 19), Nephrology (No. 25), Ear, Nose & Throat (No. 35), Diabetes & Endocrinology (No. 36) and Neurology & Neurosurgery (No. 46).

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” rankings for the 24th consecutive year.
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Study using animal model provides clues to why cocaine is so addictive

Scientists in the physiology and pharmacology department at Wake Forest Baptist are one step closer to understanding what causes cocaine to be so addictive.

Study using animal model provides clues to why cocaine is so addictive
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New Era of Medical Education Celebrated with Opening of Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education

The Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education opened on July 19, 2016 in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter in downtown Winston-Salem after an 18-month renovation of a former Reynolds American tobacco manufacturing plant. The timing of the opening coincided with Wake Forest School of Medicine introducing one of the most advanced medical school curricula in the country.

New Era of Medical Education Celebrated with Opening of Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education
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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.

 

Medical Students Develop Latino Wellness Workshop

Medical Students Develop Latino Wellness Workshop

Fourth-year medical students, Corey Bradley and John Luttrell, experienced Match Day with an extra sense of accomplishment.

Trauma Simulations Provide Real World Training for Medical Students

Trauma Simulations Provide Real World Training

Medical students learn first hand how different health care providers work together in a Level I Trauma Center.

Comprehensive Cancer Centers National Designation is RenewedMagnet Hospital RecognitionConsumer Choice2015 Best DoctorsJoint Commission Report

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