Office of Global Health
Welcome to the Office of Global Health (OGH) at The Wake Forest School of Medicine. Launched October 2012, the OGH serves to fulfill the mission, vision, and values of the University and the Medical Center through positively impact global health through utilization of the extraordinary expertise, energy, and creativity of the Wake Forest faculty, residents, students and staff. We welcome you to stop by our new location on the 1st Floor of the Gray Building - directly across from Creative Communications.
Developing the Office of Global Health
It is the aim of this office to reflect the institutional vision that Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a preeminent, internationally recognized medical center of the highest quality with balanced excellence in patient care, research and education, and that its mission includes training leaders in global healthcare. The Office of Global Health will serve as the foundation to integrate the many outstanding projects already in place and facilitate growth in this area on an exponential level.
Global Health Update
- MOU Signed with Tamale Teaching Hospital, Ghana: A Memorandum of Understanding was signed with our newest Wake Affiliate site - Tamale Teaching Hospital in Ghana, West Africa. This is an incredible opportunity for global health collaboration and growth between our institutions.
- Faculty Development Seminar: A team from Wake Forest will be providing our first outreach faculty development seminar at Tamale in November 2012.
- Seminar Series: Watch for more exciting details on these discussion / forum-based educational offerings focusing on challenging aspects of global health.
- Wake Forest Nicaragua Project: Thank you to those that participated with the Nicaragua Nexus Symposium held on the Reynolda Campus at the Byrum Welcome Center Auditorium. For those who may have missed the event, see the attached link: http://business.wfu.edu/apps/detail.cfm?ID=7665
Upcoming Global Health Activities
- Seminar Series 2012-2013
- February, TBD
- Grey Building, Wake Forest School of Medicine