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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (WakeHealth.edu) is a nationally recognized academic medical center in Winston-Salem, N.C., with an integrated enterprise including educational and research facilities, hospitals, clinics, diagnostic centers, and other primary and specialty care facilities serving 24 counties in northwest North Carolina and southwest Virginia.
Wake Forest School of Medicine is recognized as one of America’s best graduate schools for its innovative, experiential learning curriculum and research programs and directs the education of nearly 2,500 students, residents and fellows including physicians, basic scientists and allied clinical professionals.
HONORS & ACCREDITATIONS
A city of 230,000 people located in the beautiful Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, Winston-Salem enjoys a moderate climate with all four seasons and residents enjoy a cost of living 31% below the national average. The Blue Ridge Mountains and Parkway are a 1-2 hour drive to the north and west, and North Carolina's beaches are close enough to enjoy during long weekends.
Winston-Salem is a region on an upward trajectory that still maintains its Southern roots and small town feel. Although the city is traditionally Southern in its friendliness, it has an international feel. The metro area celebrates its diversity during an array of festivals and through a variety of cuisines. You'll find a multitude of restaurants serving everything from traditional North Carolina barbecue to Indian curries and Greek pastries, a thriving community of microbreweries and 42 wineries in the area.
As home to the first Arts Council in the United States, Winston-Salem paved the way for public-private support of the Arts, and created the model for Arts Councils nationwide. Our numerous galleries, performing arts groups, theaters, collectives and collections continue to attract and appeal to arts lovers worldwide.