The Center for Experiential and Applied Learning (CEAL) brings together a variety of resources at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and the Innovation Quarter to create a center for shared learning among professionals. Clinical practitioners become competent in new procedures and develop ways to verify and assess levels of competency.
CEAL Programs and Services
Wake Forest Affiliated Learners
Discover CEAL Services and Course Offerings for Wake Forest Learner Groups.
Non-Wake Forest Affiliated Learners
Discover CEAL Services and Course Offerings for non-Wake Forest Learner Groups.
The Center for Experiential and Applied Learning (CEAL) encompasses multiple locations, state-of-the-art facilities and specialized education and assessment services for learners in all stages of their careers.
Whole Body Donation
Through the gift of whole body donation, you can leave a legacy that will help students and health care providers improve care of patients both now and in the future.
Learn more about the CEAL Standardized Patient program and apply to become a patient actor.
CEAL Professional Development
Design experiential learning activities for your teaching and training portfolio.
CEAL Educational Partnerships
As a regional and national core training facility, CEAL provides
- Shared learning laboratories
- Instructional equipment
- Hands-on training resources
- Curriculum development services required to advance clinical care capacities and improve patient care outcomes.
This includes a focused mission on measured improvements in patient care.
Our goal is to engage health care practitioners in active hands-on learning that fosters medical competency and confidence. We believe knowledge that is best applied in clinical practice enables verified learning for practice.
We share and partner with pre-eminent professional medical societies, government agencies and industry to provide the optimal resources to advance applied learning and competency assessment
CEAL News and Updates
On October 19, a delegation of emergency medicine physicians from Ukraine visited Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. They spent the day learning and sharing best practices in trauma medicine and building professional relationships.
Eastern Forsyth High School Gives Students a Real Representation of the Dangers of Vaping with the Help of Wake Forest University School of Medicine
35.5% of high school students in North Carolina use vapes, that’s more than the total nationally. - Read More
Rolling Bones Returns to East Forsyth High
After several years away, the Wake Forest University School of Medicine brought their Rolling Bones curriculum back to East Forsyth High School for a deeper look at the medical profession on Monday morning. - Read More
CEAL Presents Educator of the Year Awards and Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary
The Center for Experiential and Applied Learning (CEAL) celebrates its anniversary and Jerry Clark and Chris Davis win educator of the year awards. - Read More
Troyanne McMillan Becomes First at Wake Forest to Receive CHSOS Certification.
Congratulations to Troyanne McMillan, RN, for becoming the first person at Wake Forest University School of Medicine to achieve Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist (CHSOS) as designated by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. - Read More
Dr. Fred Kremkau Receives the AIUM Distinguished Service Award
In April, 2021, Frederick W. Kremkau, PhD, FACR, FAIMBE, FAIUM, FASA, was awarded the Carmine M. Valente Distinguished Service Award given by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM). - Read More
Wake Forest Baptist Center for Experiential and Applied Learning (CEAL) Receives Two International Accreditations
Wake Forest University School of Medicine’s Center for Experiential and Applied Learning (CEAL), part of Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, received full accreditation for our institutional simulation center from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) with recognition in the areas of teaching and learning. CEAL also received accreditation from the American College of Surgeons (ACS) as a comprehensive accredited education institute (AEI). - Read More
CEAL Educates Wake Forest University School of Medicine Students
The Center for Experiential and Applied Learning (CEAL) provides advanced medical school teaching facilities to improve clinical education for students and providers. - Read More