On-campus Interview

Only applicants receiving an invitation to interview will be scheduled. Interviews will be conducted on the Wake Forest School of Medicine campus only. Interviews are usually scheduled on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. 


The nearest airport is Piedmont Triad International Airport (airport code GSO), located in Greensboro, NC.

Other airports, including Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT) and Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) are within a 1 ½ hour drive.

All ground transportation is up to the interviewee to arrange individually.

Please note that some of the Winston-Salem area hotels offer transportation to the airport for a fee.

A shuttle service is also located in the PTI airport that can assist with transportation for a fee.


Applicants interested in staying with a current medical school student the night prior to your interview day may request a student host. The Hosting Program is run by current medical students, the Admissions Office cannot guarantee availability. Note that student hosts are not responsible for transportation to and from the airport. Applicants who have been invited for an interview may complete this request form

There are many hotels close to the School of Medicine. Some offer transportation to WFSM and/or PTI. When making reservations, please let them know you are a Wake Forest School of Medicine interviewee as discounts may be available.

The Hawthorne Inn & Conference Center is owned by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. It offers discount rates for applicants and complimentary shuttle service to the School of Medicine.


Student Admissions MapDirections to the Medical Center and Parking information can be found here. The Office of Student Admissions is located in Watlington Hall, 3rd Floor, Suite B. From the Richard Janeway Clinical Sciences Tower (Ground Level), enter the main hospital complex by crossing the bridge area using the main hallway corridor to reach Watlington Hall. Take the elevator to the 3rd floor, and continue straight down the hall. About midway on the left is the Student Admissions Office Suite B. 


9:30 am:               Arrival and Welcome
9:45 am:               Admissions and Curriculum presentations
10:45 am:             Break
11:00 am:             Financial Aid presentation
11:45 am:             Meet the Dean
12:00 pm:            Complimentary lunch with Dean’s Ambassadors (Medical Students) 
1:00 pm:               Interviews/Tours
3:00 pm:               Departure 



Quick Reference

MD Program
Student Admissions

Phone 336-716-4264
Fax 336-716-9593


Mon - Fri; 9 am to 4 pm


Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education, 1st Floor, 475 Vine St.

Mailing Address

Office of MD Admissions
Wake Forest Baptist Health
PO Box 573183
Winston Salem, NC 27157

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