Caucasian man with grey hair and glasses, wearing brown corduroy jacket, speaks into microphone while gesturing toward audience members The Office of Philanthropy and Alumni Relations has identified multiple resources within Wake Forest School of Medicine, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist and Wake Forest University that offer medical alumni a variety of lifelong learning opportunities. Whether for professional development, maintaining licensure requirements or merely for personal enrichment, these resources are offered for the lifelong student in you.

Check back often as new opportunities are regularly added. If you have an idea for programming or if you have questions about the offerings presented here, please contact the alumni office

View additional course offerings available through NWAHEC

Presentations and Research

Update on COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment

Kevin P. High, MD, MS, MACP, FIDSA, President of Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist and Atrium Health—North Central and Western North Carolina; Caryn G. Morse, MD, House Staff ’01, ’03, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Infectious Disease Clinical Trials; and John W. Sanders, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine and Chief of Infectious Diseases, provide an update on COVID-19 and describe ongoing clinical and research efforts at Wake Forest School of Medicine. (Presented at Virtual MD Alumni Weekend, October 15, 2021.)
  • Dean’s Forum Recordings
    • Heads Up! Innovative Neurological Care for Life
      September 29, 2021
    • From Cardiovascular Intervention to Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
      May 13, 2021
    • Transforming Cancer Care: How Blood Cancer Research and Treatment are Leading the Way
      April 13, 2021
    • Healthy Aging & Alzheimer's Prevention
      March 16, 2021
    • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
      February 18, 2021
    • The New Wake Forest Eye Institute
      January 21, 2021
  • Health Care Leadership: Leadership Lessons During COVID-19 and Beyond
    Bret Nicks, MD
    Former chief medical officer of Wake Forest Baptist Health, Davie
    Program Director, Master's in Healthcare Leadership 

    Jessica DaMassa
    Executive Producer and Host of "What's the Future, Health"

  • A Pandemic Reality: How Data Studies Drive COVID-19 Research
    Learn about data research studies and how advanced computing gives us a head start in addressing unanswered questions about the characteristics of COVID-19 and the methodologies of treating it.

Continuing Education

Through a partnership with Northwest Area Health Education Center (NW AHEC) and Wake Forest School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education, alumni may access continuing medical education programming to earn CME credits at no charge.

Laptop and microphone sit on a desk with a lampExpert Podcasts

  • The Regeneratively Speaking® Podcast is brought to you by Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine and is a registered trademark of Wake Forest University Health Sciences. In each episode, we bring you interviews with guest researchers and our Institute's faculty covering the latest cutting-edge research in regenerative medicine.
  • FacDev4me is a faculty development podcast series featuring interview-style episodes on topics addressing a wide range of issues pertinent to faculty in a health professions education setting. The season features 12 topics, one released twice a month.
  • Neurology podcast produced by WakeMeducation
  • FaithHealth podcast with host Emily Viverette explores answers—or at least well-informed questions.

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Non-credit Courses

Join the Wake Forest University Lifelong Learning Program that offers spring, summer and fall courses taught by Wake Forest teacher/scholars. These non-credit courses are academic in nature without any requirement or grades. Although all are welcome, course fees are discounted for alumni.


School of Medicine alumni are welcome to participate in the Wake Forest University alumni travel program, which features a variety of trips and experiences available at an exceptional value. 

Note: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, travel is currently suspended. We plan to resume in the future, when it is safe to do so.