Emergency Medicine Building

The Emergency Medicine program provides students with world class exposure to a broad spectrum of medical and surgical pathology at a busy urban level 1 trauma center and tertiary care center Emergency Department. In the Emergency Medicine Program students will focus on the practical application of knowledge of common chief complaints in the Emergency Department and the stabilization of acutely ill patients.

Additionally, students may enroll in specialized electives that will provide opportunities to hone their skills using point-of-care ultrasound or allow them to examine healthcare disparities within the current system and greater community.

Our mission of inclusion and equity in education and healthcare drives all that we do for our patients and communities. Our emergency medicine program is fully accredited and conforms to the curriculum requirements set forth by the LCME.


Courses Offered

Emergency Medicine AI - Carolinas Medical Center 4AIM361
Emergency Ultrasound - Charlotte 4EMED11
Medical Toxicology - Charlotte 4EMED12
EM Healthcare Disparities - Charlotte 4EMED14

Why Choose Wake Forest?

Wake Forest University School of Medicine Charlotte is an exciting place for future and practicing healthcare professionals. Located in Charlotte, NC, and surrounding cities, we offer an array of innovative and well-rounded curricula backed by top-notch professors, state-of-the-art facilities, sophisticated technology and clinical research, while maintaining a tight-knit community feel. Consequently, our highly integrated, best-in-class services and medical groups are world-renowned while maintaining a community hospital feel. As a leader in healthcare, our educational programs consistently prepare clinicians for success in the evolving healthcare environment.

The clerkships at Wake Forest University School of Medicine Charlotte offer

  • One-on-one attention with attending and resident physicians
  • Top-ranked clerkships
  • High patient volume, small learner count
  • State-of-the-art simulation center, where learners practice procedures and care of the acutely ill patient
  • Diverse learning experiences
  • Organization that is dedicated to quality, community and innovation

Diversity and Inclusion

Wake Forest University School of Medicine believes that the intentional pursuit of a workforce that is both inclusive and diverse is vital in the development of the sharpest minds in medicine. We want to develop providers who are knowledgeable, engaged and ready to tackle the complex world of healthcare.

About Atrium Health

Atrium Health is a nationally recognized leader in shaping health outcomes through innovative research, education, and compassionate patient care. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Atrium Health is an integrated not-for-profit healthcare system with over 70,000 teammates at nearly 40 hospitals and 900 care locations. With locations throughout the Carolinas as well as Georgia, Atrium Health is a leading-edge innovator in virtual care and mobile medicine.