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Connectors by the Numbers

      FaithHealth 2016 by the Numbers Last year was another year of growth in the services and support the FaithHealth movement provided. Since late 2012, the FaithHealth initiative has helped at-risk populations be connected—before, during and after a health issue—with help vital to staying well. People might receive food, a ride to the […]

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Christmas toys for hurricane-hit Princeville

FaithHealthNC partnered with other divisions and departments in Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to deliver a pick-up truck and trailer filled with toys for the children at Princeville Elementary School in Princeville, NC.  Pictured are Rev. Leland Kerr, Baptist Healthcare Liaison with FaithHealthNC (left) and Rev. Tony Brown, Baptist Connector with FaithHealthNC who delivered the […]

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New issue: FaithHealth Magazine Fall 2016

The New FaithHealth Magazine is HERE. The Fall 2016 FaithHealth Magazine focuses on “Connectors.” These heroes have a unique mix of expertise — knowledge of community resources, respect and trust within the community, and most of all, the desire to serve. Connection is Medicine: A Discovery for 21st Century Health, by Gary Gunderson FaithHealth Connector June […]

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Holiday Activities at Wake Forest Baptist Health

Annual Moravian Star Lighting Event, Thursday., Dec. 1 Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center will hold its annual Moravian star lighting ceremony from 5:45 to 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1. Wake Forest Baptist has shared its holiday spirit with the Winston-Salem community through the 31-foot Moravian star atop the Medical Center’s North Tower since 1992. The […]

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Using Small Comforts, Congregations ‘Adopt’ Caregivers

      Currently, 13 congregations representing many denominations have adopted clinical units. By Les Gura Taryn Jaster (left, in white coat) has been a paramedic and operating room nurse and now is a nurse in the Emergency Department at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. As much as anyone, she understands the stress faced by caregivers. […]

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Connection is Medicine: A Discovery for 21st Century Health

      By Gary Gunderson An institution dedicated to healing is naturally nice to people when they are patients. And a leading academic research institution such as Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is smart about the diseases of its patients. But there’s some new 21st century creative magic happening at Wake Forest Baptist—developing roles […]

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