Preparing the Next Generation of Healthcare Leaders
Wake Forest University School of Medicine directs the education of nearly 1,900 students and fellows, including physicians, basic scientists and allied clinical professionals. The school of medicine also strategically investigates opportunities that will expand basic and clinical research, resulting in nationally and internationally recognized excellence in biomedical research. The school of medicine seeks to leverage its current areas of strength and focus to improve integration of its research programs and to maximize multidisciplinary and translational approaches. Wake Forest University School of Medicine is the academic core of the Atrium Health enterprise.
Our anesthesia program has been rated among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report. Wake Forest University School of Medicine has become known for leadership development, with many nursing graduates having assumed positions of national prominence in leadership roles.