About Wake Forest
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Wake Forest School of Medicine (WFSM) occupies a firm position among the best medical schools in the United States. The desire to teach excellence in clinical medicine, promote strong clinical and basic research, render exemplary patient care, and stress service to the community has continued as an integral part of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a preeminent, internationally recognized academic medical center of the highest quality with balanced excellence in patient care, research and education and is consistently ranked as one of the best hospitals in the nation by US News and World Report. Over 500 physicians practice in more than 100 areas of medicine, with a breadth of expertise unmatched in the region.
Comprehensive Cancer Center of Wake Forest University
The Comprehensive Cancer Center has built a team of nationally and internationally recognized experts who are committed to providing the best care possible. By demonstrating depth and breadth in research, the Cancer Center earned the National Cancer Institute’s Comprehensive designation, the only Cancer Center in western North Carolina with this designation. Further, there are only 40 NCI Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States.
Wake Forest University
Wake Forest University claims the distinction of being the nation's premier collegiate university offering the personal attention of a small liberal arts college coupled with the breadth and depth of a large research institution. This duality extends to our faculty ideal of professors who are both teachers and scholars, resulting in meaningful research opportunities for students and classroom experiences with professors who are relevant in their fields. At the heart of Wake Forest is the teacher-scholar ideal. Professors are committed to personalized teaching and to their students' individual development. The departments of Health, Exercise Science and Communication offer opportunity for collaboration to trainees.
Wake Forest University and the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center are located in the city of Winston-Salem, North Carolina- the City of Arts & Innovation. Winston-Salem offers big-city opportunities with a small town feel. Learn more about the Winston-Salem area.