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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a fully integrated
academic medical center located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The
institution comprises the medical education and research components of Wake Forest School of Medicine, the integrated clinical structure and consumer brand Wake
Forest Baptist Health, which includes North Carolina Baptist Hospital and the
Children’s Hospital, Wake Forest Innovations, which promotes the commercialization of Wake Forest's
research discoveries and operates Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, an urban
research and technology park, as well as a network of affiliated community based
hospitals, physician practices, outpatient services and other medical
facilities. Wake Forest School of Medicine is ranked among the nation’s
best medical schools and is a leading national research center in fields such
as regenerative medicine, cancer, neuroscience, aging, addiction and public
health sciences. Wake Forest Baptist’s clinical programs have been consistently
ranked as among the best in the country by U.S.News & World Report since
The system has 1,004 acute care and rehabilitation beds and includes Wake Forest Baptist Health-Lexington Medical Center, and Wake Forest Baptist Health-Davie Medical Center, as well as clinics, diagnostic centers and other primary and specialty care facilities serving 24 counties in northwest North Carolina and southwest Virginia.
Wake Forest Baptist has 298 physicians listed in Best Doctors in America®. Much of the institution's research is funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Wake Forest Baptist also holds the Gold Seal of Approval™
from The Joint Commission the nation’s esteemed standards-setting and
accrediting body for health care quality.