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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (WFBMC) is an academic health system composed of North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Wake Forest School of Medicine (WFSM).

U.S. News & World Report ranks WFSM 53rd in research and 74th in primary care. We rank nationally as 9th in Physician Assistant programs and 10th in Nurse Anesthetist programs according to the U.S. News and World Report. 

School of Medicine Accreditation

The Wake Forest University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, has the approval of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The MD Degree program is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education. The Nurse Anesthesia program (CRNA) is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs and by the International Federation of Nurse Anesthetists. The Physician Assistant Program is accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA)

Wake Forest University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033- 4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Wake Forest University.

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