In 1902, the two-year Wake Forest College Medical School was founded on the college campus in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Thirteen students made up the charter medical class. Tuition was $37.50 per term; additional fees were charged for laboratories and student health care.
In 1908, The Journal of the American Medical Association listed the Wake Forest College Medical School as one of only eleven, including Johns Hopkins and Harvard, that require two years of college work for entrance. The 1935 Carnegie FoundationFlexner Report described the School of Medicine's laboratory facilities as "models in their way. Everything about them indicates intelligence and earnestness. The dissecting room is clean and odorless, the bodies undergoing dissection being cared for in the most approved modern manner."
Move to Winston-Salem and the Bowman Gray School of Medicine
The Flexner report also urged the closure of two-year medical schools, and the Wake Forest medical school moved to Winston-Salem in 1941 and became a four-year... Read More