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Mission Statement


Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a preeminent, internationally recognized academic medical center of the highest quality with balanced excellence in patient care, research and education.


Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center's mission is to improve the health of our region, state and nation by:

  • Generating and translating knowledge to prevent, diagnose and treat disease.
  • Training leaders in health care and biomedical science.
  • Serving as the premier health system in our region, with specific centers of excellence recognized as national and international care destinations.


Excellence - demonstrate the highest standards of patient-centered care, education, research and operational effectiveness

Compassion - responsive to the physical, emotional, spiritual and intellectual needs of all

Service - cultivate selfless contribution for the greater good

Integrity - demonstrate fairness, honesty, sincerity and accountability

Diversity - honor individuality and protect the dignity of all

Collegiality - foster mutual respect, facilitate professional growth and mentorship, and reward teamwork and collaboration

Innovation - promote creativity to enhance discovery and the application of knowledge


We will...

Keep you safe.

Care for you.

Involve you and your family.

Respect you and your time.

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Last Updated: 05-16-2016
Wake Forest Baptist Ranked among Nation’s ‘Best Hospitals’  26 Years in a Row by U.S. News & World ReportComprehensive Cancer Centers National Designation is Renewed2017-2018 Best DoctorsNursing Magnet StatusJoint Commission Report

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