Wake Forest Baptist Joins State Alliance to Increase Minority Representation in Health Professions
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is one of 20 colleges, universities, organizations and agencies to join a statewide alliance to increase racial and ethnic diversity in the North Carolina health care workforce.
Formally created in March with the help of the Sullivan Alliance, the new partnership – The North Carolina Alliance for Health Professions Diversity – aims to create a health care workforce that is proficient in cross-racial and cross-cultural interactions.
Participating colleges, universities and state health agencies include:
- Bennett College
- Campbell University
- Davidson Community College
- East Carolina University
- Elon University
- University of North Carolina Greensboro
- North Carolina Central University
- High Point University
- Appalachian State University
- Elizabeth City State University
- Fayetteville State University
- Johnson C. Smith University
- St. Augustine’s University
- Western Carolina University
- Winston-Salem State University
- N.C. Area Health Education Center
- N.C. Department of Health and Human Services
- Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
- Forsyth County Department of Public Health
The Sullivan Alliance is a national nonprofit organization committed to achieving racial and ethnic diversity in health professions. Learn more.