The HPEI promotes scholarly teachers and supports the scholarship of teaching and learning for educators across Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist including the School of Medicine, Physician Assistant Program, Pharmacy Program, Nurse Anesthesia Program, and others.

The HPEI provides CME-approved programs in career development for teachers, education leaders, and education scholars. The HPEI is supported and co-sponsored by the Office of Faculty Affairs, the Office of Medical Education, and the Continuing Medical Education (CME) Committee.

The HPEI is organized into a pyramidal structure to provide targeted career development to all kinds of health professions educators including:

  • Preceptors in the clinic
  • Teacher in the classroom
  • Course/clerkship/program directors
  • Administrators
  • Deans
  • Education scholars

Health Profession Education Institute at Wake Forest School of Medicine