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TVH & Mid-Urethral Slings - A Hands on Course

Dec 20, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in OB/GYN, Wake Forest School of Medicine


Join us on Friday, Feb. 11, 2022 from 8 am–4 pm for this course! Will be in person at Wake Forest School of Medicine (475 Vine Street., Winston-Salem, NC 27101).

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Published Article: Community-engaged research in translational science: Innovations to improve health in Appalachia

Dec 14, 2021 7:30:00 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in rural health, Wake Forest School of Medicine


The Wake Forest Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Program in Community-Engaged Research (PCER) published an important paper outlining proceedings from the Appalachian Translational Research Network (ATRN) Health Summit that was hosted in September 2020. Northwest Area Health Education Center partnered to provide the Summit which brought together 141 attendees, making it a very successful virtual conference during the pandemic.

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Striding Forward - NWAHEC 2020-2021 Annual Report

Aug 24, 2021 6:15:00 PM / by NW AHEC posted in Community, Wake Forest School of Medicine

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On behalf of the entire Northwest AHEC team, I welcome you to the 2020-2021 Annual Report. The past year has looked quite different than many in our 50-year history, full of unique challenges and obstacles to facilitating the education and growth of health care professionals.

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Book Now - Update on Hospital Medicine at the Beach!

Aug 17, 2021 1:45:09 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, hospital


Book now! Wake Forest's Update on Hospital Medicine is a 2 day conference to provide the latest evidenced-based updates on hospital medicine. In-person in Hilton Head, SC from October 1-2, 2021. Room blocks available at the Omni Resort through 8/31.

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News Release: Camp Med 2021 Virtual Summer Program Open to High School Students

Jun 1, 2021 11:56:37 AM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in virtual, health careers, Wake Forest School of Medicine, high school, camp med, summer camp


Wake Forest School of Medicine and Northwest Area Health Education Center (NWAHEC) is gearing up for another fun and informative virtual Camp Med this summer. Last year’s camp hosted more than 900 participants from North Carolina and beyond. This year the self-paced camp will once again be available to students in grades eight through 12 from June 1 through July 31. 

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Share Your Experience in Prescribing Naloxone

Apr 20, 2021 3:00:00 PM / by Brooke Kochanski posted in research, Wake Forest School of Medicine


researchstudyThe Northwest AHEC (NWAHEC) is partnering with researchers from Wake Forest School of Medicine to learn more about naloxone prescribing to conduct a research study. We are interested in your experiences about patient education regarding naloxone. Your participation is voluntary and refusal to participate will not result in any penalty or loss of benefit.

To participate in this study, you are asked to complete an anonymous online questionnaire. We anticipate that the questionnaire will take no longer than 10 minutes of your time. After completing the questionnaire, you will be given an opportunity to enter into a raffle drawing for one of four $250 Amazon gift cards. The raffle entry is optional.

If you are interested in participating, please access this link.

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