Camp Med

The Camp Med Summer Program is co-sponsored by the Northwest Area Health Education Center (AHEC) of Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The program is designed to recruit, educate and prepare high school students for careers in the health professions. Activities include 20 to 25 contact hours of presentation, tours/observations and clinical experiences.

The program’s aim is to identify 10 to 15 ninth through 12th grade high school students who have an interest in a health career and academic potential for a career in the health sciences. The goal of Camp Med is to identify a diverse group of students interested in health careers.


  • Be a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior for the school year.
  • Complete the application process and meet Camp Med Summer Program Guidelines.
  • Have a minimum of 2.5 grade point average.
  • Complete a letter of interest outlining your career goals and why you would want to participate in Camp Med.
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor or principal. 

Download the Camp Med application and pamphlet

Camp Med

View the Camp Med 2014 photo gallery.


For more information contact:

Wake Forest School of Medicine

Office of Student Inclusion and Diversity

Program Coordinator

Phone: (336) 716-4271

Email: or



Last Updated: 02-24-2016
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