The wonderful staff at Wake Forest University School of Medicine’s Dorothy Carpenter Medical Archives put together an excellent multimedia presentation about the history of WFU School of Medicine and recently posted it to YouTube. This rich narrative includes photographs, maps, and quotes from historical figures and oral histories to give a deeper context to the history of the School of Medicine from its roots to today.

It is broken into three sections — click below to watch:

These have also been added to our links page!

Did you know that Baptist Hospital was founded in 1907 and was built in what was known as the “Wilds of Ardmore”? It was also the first charity hospital in North Carolina. Want to know how it became the Wake Forest College School of Medicine and then the Wake Forest University School of Medicine? Watch to find out more!