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Medical Expert - Bret A. Nicks, M.D.

Area of Expertise: Emergency Medicine - Trauma
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Bret A. Nicks, M.D.

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Associate Dean of Global Health

Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at Wake Forest Baptist Health –  Davie Medical Center

Dr. Nicks is the President of the North Carolina College of Emergency Physicians and a spokesperson for the American College of Emergency Physicians. His clinical interests include observational medicine, international medicine, wilderness medicine, emergency department administration and ultrasound. His research interests include shock, ultrasound and pneumonia treatment.


observational medicine, international medicine, wilderness medicine, emergency department administration, shock, ultrasound, pneumonia treatment


Wake Forest Baptist August Awards and Recognitions

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center faculty, staff, programs and departments that have received awards or been recognized in the past month.

Wake Forest Baptist Collaborates with Shanghai Changhai Hospital
Officials from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and Shanghai Changhai Hospital, an affiliate of the Second Military Medical University, in Shanghai, China, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for student and faculty exchange and collaboration in broad research and clinical initiatives.
Wake Forest Baptist Joins Relief Effort to Send Medical Supplies to West Africa
A pallet of medical supplies is on its way from Winston-Salem to Liberia to support Ebola relief in that region. Surgical masks, exam gloves and IV sets make up just part of the more than 6,000 medical items Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center donated to Samaritan’s Purse.

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