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  • All students are required to have health insurance at matriculation and throughout attendance. Group rate options are available to students.
  • Health care options are available to students including a Medical Center Employee Health clinic for work reacted screenings, vaccines, injuries or illnesses.
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           Appointments/Help with Healthcare Needs

              *Always identify yourself as a medical student

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Mark Knudson, MD, M.S.P.H., Director of Student Health and Effectiveness Program


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Urgent Care - Clemmons

2311 Lewisville-Clemmons Road, Clemmons, North Carolina 27012

   Phone: 336-713-0400


                    Main medical center scheduling line for appointments:
                                               (336) 716-WAKE
                                               (336) 716-9253
                                      Family Medicine Physicians
                                               (336) 716-4479
                     3rd floor of Piedmont Plaza I, 1920 West First Street
       Same day access when possible and emergency Saturday care available
                                      Family Medicine - Reynolda
                                          3020 Bonbrook Drive
                                      Winston-Salem, NC 27106
                                          Phone (336) 713-5393
                                    Family Medicine - Peace Haven
                                       1930 North Peace Haven Road
                                      Winston-Salem, NC 27106
                                          Phone (336) 713-9001
      *Please note that you must identify as a medical student when calling to make appointments with any of these clinics or providers.  Identifying as a medical student ensures that any potential conflicts of interest in provision of healthcare services and evaluation as a student are managed.  Additionally, some clinics may hold appointments for students and may be able to accommodate students with expedited service.


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                         Counseling & Wellness Services


                                   Dr. Paige Bentley


                                      Ryan MacLeod

  • Students who have questions regarding their health and well-being may contact the Student Wellness Center prior to matriculation, and at any time during their enrollment as a student.
  • Counseling and Wellness Services are available to students for short term counseling and support or referral for transient to long-term personal problems that interfere with academic performance or personal well-being.
  • Counselors are available to students for short term counseling or referral for transient to long-term personal problems that interfere with academic performance or personal well-being.


Spiritual Support


Chaplain Michelle Nicolle will serve as the Innovation Quarter Chaplain. The Innovation Quarter is promoting innovation in Spiritual Care.  Wake Forest School of Medicine, the Innovation Quarter, Wake Forest University Chaplain’s office, and chaplaincy department of WFBH FaithHealth, are co-sponsoring a Manger of Spiritual Care Services for the Innovation Quarter.  Michelle’s role will be to provide spiritual care and support for MD, PA, CRNA, and Graduate students, faculty and staff for WFSM, as well as undergraduates in Innovation Quarter. Michelle can be reached by email at


      Spiritual Counseling

      • The chaplains through the Division of Faith and Health Ministries are available to offer spiritual support or to counsel students in either their personal or vocational life.
      • Chaplains also provide services, or work with students to support them in organizing rituals, ceremonies etc. that may be meaningful in the life of the community.


      Ms. Marsha Brown, LCSW, Student Health Navigator: The Student Health Navigator will provide health care coordination and administrative services to WFSM students (MD, PA, CRNA, and Graduate School) in an integrated and interdisciplinary approach.   The Navigator will identify needed community and healthcare services and refer students in need to the appropriate service(s), as well as direct students to Counseling and Student Wellness or to appropriate crisis intervention resources. Marsha can be reached by email at


      Quick Reference

      Phone: 336-716-4271
      Fax: 336-716-5812


      Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm


      Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education, 2nd Floor

      475 Vine St.  Winston-Salem, NC 27101

      Mailing Address:

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      Wake Forest Baptist Health
      PO Box 573184
      Winston Salem, NC 27157

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