The department of emergency medicine (EM) is a full academic department within the Wake Forest University School of Medicine (WFSOM) located in Winston-Salem, NC. Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (WFBMC) is the region's only tertiary care center and the teaching hospital for the WFSOM. The WFBMC emergency department is a level one adult and pediatric trauma center, accreditated chest pain and stroke center, and cares for the entire spectrum of human illness. Wake Forest clinical affiliate faculty staff several emergency departments across the Piedmont Triad including the Greensboro area, Lexington, Davie County, and North Wilkesboro.
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.