Medical Expert - Bret A. Nicks, M.D.

Area of Expertise: Emergency Medicine - Trauma
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Bret A. Nicks, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Assistant Medical Director - Emergency Department

Assistant Dean of Global Health

Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at Wake Forest Baptist Health – Lexington Medical Center and Wake Forest Baptist Health –  Davie Medical Center

Dr. Nicks is an American College of Emergency Physicians spokesperson and the assistant medical director in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Wake Forest Baptist. He also serves as the medical director for the emergency department at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital, in neighboring Greensboro, NC. In 2010 he was named the first assistant dean of Global Health at the medical center.  His clinical interests include observational medicine, international medicine, wilderness medicine, emergency department administration, and ultrasound. His research interests include shock, ultrasound, and pneumonia treatment


observational medicine, international medicine, wilderness medicine, emergency department administration, shock, ultrasound, pneumonia treatment


Wake Forest Baptist Collaborates with Shanghai Changhai Hospital
Officials from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and Shanghai Changhai Hospital, an affiliate of the Second Military Medical University, in Shanghai, China, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for student and faculty exchange and collaboration in broad research and clinical initiatives.

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