The Department of Emergency Medicine is a full academic department within the Wake Forest School of Medicine located in Winston-Salem, NC. Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is the region's only tertiary care center and the teaching hospital for the Wake Forest School of Medicine. The WFBMC Emergency Department has Level 1 designation for adult trauma and the co-located Brenner Children's Hospital Emergency Department is the state's only Level 1 pediatric trauma center. The department is also an accredited chest pain and stroke center. Wake Forest clinical affiliate faculty staff several emergency departments across the Piedmont Triad including the Greensboro area, Lexington Medical Center, Davie Medical Center, Catawba Valley Medical Center, and North Wilkesboro Regional Medical Center.
The Department of Emergency Medicine is committed to providing outstanding clinical care to our patients, excellent education to our trainees, and staying on the cutting edge of research to advance our specialty.