Wake Forest Baptist
Cardiology Unit Receives National
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – July 28, 2017 – The cardiology step-down unit (CSDU) atWake
Forest Baptist Medical Center
received the Silver Beacon Award from the American Association of Critical-Care
Nurses (AACN). The CSDU at Wake Forest Baptist was the only step-down unit in
the state to receive this award.
The award is granted to units that set
the standard for excellence in patient care by using evidence-based
information, positive patient outcomes, credibility and patient and employee
satisfaction. This award also signifies a supportive work environment with
collaboration between nurses, leaders and physicians.
AACN is the largest specialty nursing
organization in the world.
Wake Forest Baptist’s
Student-Run Clinic Receives Accreditation
N.C. – July 28, 2017 – The Delivering
Equal Access to Care
(DEAC) Clinic at Wake Forest School of Medicine received accreditation from the North
Carolina Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NCAFCC).
Clinic is a student-run and physician-staffed free clinic for those who cannot afford health insurance and do
not qualify for government assistance. The DEAC Clinic is the first student-run
clinic to receive accreditation from the NCAFCC.
The NCAFCC is a network of health care facilities that offer
free and affordable healthcare throughout the state.
Wake Forest Baptist Physician Named to National Board
N.C. – July 28, 2017 – Fred Bromberg, M.D., associate chief
medical officer, compliance, care and resource management and assistant
professor of internal medicine at Wake
Forest Baptist Medical Center, was elected to serve as a
member of the board of directors of the American Board of Medical Quality
ABMQ establishes examination, certification and evaluation procedures for
professionals and programs that present evidence of expertise, experience and
training in the field of medical quality management.
Wake Forest Baptist Physician Appointed to American Board
N.C. – July 28, 2017 – Molly
L. Fuller, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of ophthalmology
at Wake Forest Baptist Medical
Center, was inducted as a member of American Society of
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS).
in the ASOPRS is restricted to ophthalmologists who have been board certified
by the American Board of Ophthalmology and who have also passed rigorous tests
in this specialized field.
ASOPRS advances education, research and the
quality of clinical practice in the fields of aesthetic, plastic and
reconstructive surgery specializing in the face, orbits, eyelids, and lacrimal
Wake Forest School of Medicine Student Honored with
N.C. – July 28, 2017 – Erin
Saner, a fourth-year student at Wake
Forest School of Medicine, was awarded the 2017 Anarcha, Betsy,
and Lucy Memorial Scholarship Award by the National Medical Fellowships (NMF).
The award is given in memory of Anarcha, Betsy and Lucy,
three slaves who, as subjects of experimentation, helped shape advances in
current clinical and surgical knowledge. The scholarship is given annually
African-American female medical student who is a
known descendant of American slaves. Saner was selected for this
award because of her leadership efforts in planning and organizing the 2016
inaugural Boomer (NC) Share the Health Fair.
NMF is a nonprofit
organization dedicated to increasing the number of underrepresented minority
physicians and other professionals in the health care workforce.