Wake Forest School of Medicine prepares diverse, ambitious medical students for their chosen medical careers. With a balance of education and clinical training, we provide the foundation for you to achieve your professional goals in a collaborative, supportive environment.

Our residents and fellows become leaders in their field, improving the health of their patients and advancing education and research.

An Ideal Match

Step behind the scenes with three residents who chose Wake Forest, where they receive top-notch training and opportunities to tailor their own experiences—whether seeking mentorship, research collaboration, diverse case experience or big-city amenities with an affordable price tag. 

Why Train at Wake Forest?

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, located in scenic Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is an 830-bed, university-based, tertiary care center affiliated with the Wake Forest School of Medicine. More than 600 residents and fellows currently train in over 60 residency and fellowship programs, making us the 16th largest teaching hospital in the United States.

We also offer non-accredited fellowships and additional accredited programs by the ADA, CPME, MOHS and OTA. Wake Forest Baptist consistently ranks among the nation’s best medical centers in the country.

Our goal is to provide an outstanding educational program of the highest quality that produces competent providers and future health care leaders.

We are very proud of our heritage but even more excited about the future. Wake Forest Baptist continues to be a leading innovator in areas of patient care, education and research. However, what makes us truly special is our people.