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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.

Last Updated: 05-01-2015
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