Advocate Health champions health equity through new, innovative dementia care model

Advocate Health has been selected by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in the Guiding an Improved Dementia Experience (GUIDE) Model. Following years of neurocognitive disorders research pioneered by Advocate Health’s academic core, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, patients across the health system’s footprint will now benefit from the GUIDE Model’s new standardized approach to care for patients with dementia and their caregivers.

Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Advocate Health and Vysnova Partners Awarded $3.4 Million Contract by CDC to Lead Large-Scale Sexually Transmitted Infection Research Project

Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Advocate Health and Vysnova Partners have been awarded a $3.4 million, four-year contract to study HIV, Mpox and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

Research Study on Novel Rehab Program for Heart Failure Patients, Led by Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Expands to Advocate Health Site in Chicago

Wake Forest University School of Medicine, the academic core of Advocate Health, is expanding another research study to Advocate Christ Medical Center, in Oak Lawn, Illinois, just outside Chicago.

The study, which is testing a novel rehabilitation program designed for older patients hospitalized with acute heart failure, is funded by a five-year, $30 million grant, awarded to Wake Forest University School of Medicine in 2022 by the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health.

Wake Forest University School of Medicine Launches $100 Million Philanthropic Campaign for Research

Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, the academic core of Advocate Health, are launching their largest campaign for research. Designed with health equity at the forefront, funds raised in this campaign will transform health care for patients, communities and the next generation of health care leaders by integrating research with clinical care while enhancing the speed with which new ideas move from research labs to patients’ bedsides and beyond.

Wake Forest Athletics Announces Enhanced Partnership with Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist and Wake Forest University School of Medicine

The top priority for everyone in Wake Forest Athletics is safety and through an innovative and enhanced partnership with Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist and Wake Forest University School of Medicine, health care for all 400-plus Demon Deacons student-athletes will be enhanced through a multitude of ways, including on-campus care from trained physicians.

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Names New President

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist has selected Dr. David Zaas as the next president of the health system. He will also hold a faculty appointment as professor of internal medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Zaas succeeds Dr. Kevin High, who is transitioning to a new role as vice chief academic officer, academic learning health system, for Advocate Health, of which Wake Forest Baptist and Wake Forest University School of Medicine are the academic core.

Atrium Health, Wexford Science & Technology Break Ground on Transformative Development to Advance Medicine and Innovation

Construction of the long-awaited medical school near Uptown Charlotte is officially underway. The Queen City is the nation’s largest city without a 4-year medical school. The first shovels of dirt were turned today at a ceremony near the intersection of Baxter and South McDowell streets, commemorating groundbreaking on Wake Forest University School of Medicine Charlotte and the surrounding innovation district, known as “The Pearl.”

Accomplished Researcher, Physician and Educator Named to Lead Atrium Health and Wake Forest University School of Medicine Cancer Program

Atrium Health today announced Dr. Ruben A. Mesa has been named president and executive director of its cancer service line – which includes both Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute and Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center – and vice dean for cancer programs at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.