Wake Forest School of Medicine Facilities
Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education
The Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education is designed with the next generation of physician-leaders in mind. The building, a former R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. manufacturing plant, offers students an advanced environment in which to learn. Students have access to the latest technologies and advancements including a tiered classroom, anatomy lab, clinical skills lab, and patient simulation suites.
Sites Affiliated with the School of Medicine
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
North Carolina Baptist Hospital (NCBH), the major clinical teaching unit of Wake Forest School of Medicine (WFSM), operates 1,004 acute care, rehabilitation and psychiatric care beds and services patients from North Carolina, neighboring states and the world.
Wake Forest University has a gigabit Ethernet connection to the Internet. It is also a key member of Internet 2, which is focused on providing advanced network technologies, and the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN), which provides statewide educational programs.
Brenner Children's Hospital
Brenner Children's Hospital is a 160-bed "hospital within a hospital" that serves young patients. It contains a neonatal intensive care unit, pediatric intensive care unit and a pediatric emergency department.
The Comprehensive Cancer Center
Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of about 40 in the nation designated as comprehensive by the National Cancer Institute, and offers more than 200 cancer-related clinical trials.
Downtown Health Plaza
Downtown Health Plaza of Baptist Hospital is an outpatient facility in Winston-Salem, providing general care to adults and children. The facility also contains a pharmacy and clinical laboratory.
Coy C. Carpenter Library
The Coy C. Carpenter Library is the principal learning resource serving the academic needs of faculty, staff and students. The library's 150,000 print volumes include extensive collections in medical and surgical specialties and the basic sciences, as well as collections in nursing and allied health.
Anatomical Resource Clinical Training Center (ARCTC)
The Anatomical Resource Clinical Training Center (ARCTC) is a newly designed multidisciplinary laboratory learning center. It provides computational resources in a central learning environment surrounded by 18 vented downdraft cadaver dissection tables. ARCTC is one of the facilities within the Center for Applied Learning (CAL), which also includes high-fidelity patient simulation laboratories, a surgery academy, a program in medical ultrasound, and standardized patient assessment examination rooms.
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM)
The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) is an international leader in the translation of scientific discovery to clinical therapies. It applies the principles of regenerative medicine to treat human diseases and disabilities. The Institute is a premier tenant at the Biomedical Research Campus in downtown Winston-Salem.
Piedmont Triad Research Park (PTRP)
The Piedmont Triad Research Park (PTRP) is a 200-acre biotechnology initiative. It will be the largest urban research park of its kind in the nation. WFIRM will serve as an incubator for new biotech businesses generated from the transfer of technologies discovered in its laboratories.