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Resident Life in Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem, NC is a vibrant city with an active arts and cultural scene, which offers both big city amenities and small town charm. Residents have the opportunity to purchase houses or town-houses located in a more suburban, family-friendly setting or rent/buy condominiums located in the heart of Winston-Salem's downtown.

Winston-Salem is located in the Piedmont Triad, approximately half way between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. The city boasts a revitalized downtown with many restaurants, bars, night clubs, concert venues, a theater and minor-league baseball stadium. Winston-Salem hosts numerous year-round arts festivals and fairs including art gallery hops and a summer outdoor concert series. The city is also home to the historic Old Salem district chronicling local art and Moravian culture.

Wake Forest University, UNC School of the Arts, Salem College, and Winston-Salem State University are all located here. The Wake Forest University Demon Deacons compete in the Atlantic Coast Conference (A.C.C.) in N.C.A.A. Division I men's and women's athletics. The town also plays host to the ATP Professional Tennis Tour Event the Winston-Salem Open.

For the outdoor enthusiasts, Winston-Salem boasts nearly year-round golfing, abundant hiking, and beautiful public parks with running and biking trails. For active individuals, there are many opportunities to join running clubs, participate in tri-athlete training groups, and play in various sporting leagues. 

For more about the City of Winston-Salem, please refer to the links below: 

Visit Winston Salem

Smitty's Notes

Downtown Winston Salem Partnership


City of Winston Salem Homepage


Quick Reference

Residency Program, Orthopaedic Surgery
Artina Dawkins, MPA, C-TAGME
Residency Program Coordinator

Telephone 336-716-3448
FAX 336-716-3861
Patients 336-716-8200


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Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1070
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