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              Welcome to The Office of Student Affairs.

The Office of Student Affairs supports individual students and student groups across all educational programs throughout their time at the Wake Forest School of Medicine. Student Affairs is primarily responsible for all large-scale events, the learning environment, oversight of all student groups, and educational support programs for academic and career advising, as well as educator development.   In conjunction with the Learning Communities (Houses), Student Inclusion & Diversity, and Student Wellness, the Office of Student Affairs strives to achieve the following vision, mission, and goals:


Engaged, empowered and cared for students become engaging, empowering and caring physicians

Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of Student Affairs is to support a challenging yet nurturing learning environment that produces innovative health care professionals equipped to provide exemplary patient care and to lead medicine into the 21st century.

Student Affairs Goals

  1. Foster student development as a physicians by:   

       a)  Helping students achieve academic success

       b)  Guiding students through their career pursuits

       c)  Promoting wellness of the whole student(intellectual, physical, emotional, and spiritual)     

  2. Support the WFSOM Learning Community that is free of mistreatment and embodies principles of integrity and mutual respect.
  3. Cultivate diversity and a culture of inclusion for the Wake Forest School of Medicine student body through recruitment and retention of exceptional diverse students
  4. Maintain pathways to careers in medicine and science for diverse students.

The Office of Student Affairs (OSA) is happy to help you with your academic and student life needs. For questions or assistance, please email us, call or come by the Student Affairs office on second floor of the New BGCME building. 

Learn more about what we do in Student Affairs

Dr. Wofford

Marcia M. Wofford, MD

Associate Dean of Student Affairs

Faculty & Staff

Student Resources

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:

Office of Student Affairs
Wake Forest Baptist Health
PO Box 573184
Winston Salem, NC 27157

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Wellness Services


In support of students’ physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual wellness, activities are available on a rotating basis.

Last Updated: 10-11-2017
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