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Wake Forest School of Medicine is a 4-year MD-granting program that welcomed its first class in 1902. Wake Forest School of Medicine recently switched to a new curriculum to adapt to the changing healthcare environment. Students now go through 18 months of integrating basic sciences into clinical practice with both simulated and actual patients, followed by two years of clinical curriculum. Wake Forest students do their clinical rotations at a number of locations including Wake Forest Baptist Health, Brenner Children’s Hospital, outpatient facilities, Veterans Affairs, and other medical centers. These unique partnerships allow for students to have more than 100 rotations to choose from during their fourth year. Wake Forest medical students also run the Delivering Equal Access to Care Clinic for those who are underinsured.


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.

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Dual Degree Programs:

  • - MD/PHD

    - MD/MS

    - MD/MA

    - MD/PHD


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.


Campus: Winston-Salem

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  • - Annual High Temp: 69.7°F

    - Annual Low Temp: 49.4°F

    - Av. Annual Rainfall: 46.93 inch

*US average index is 100


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 crativity to enhance discovery and the application of knowledge"

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