the northwest area health education center of wake forest school of medicine provides and supports educational activities and services with a focus on primary care in rural communities and those with less access to resources to recruit, train and retain the workforce needed to create a healthy north carolina.

our vision

every north carolinian is healthy and supported by an appropriate and well-trained health workforce that reflects the communities it serves.

our values

  • excellence - we deliver quality activities and services that our customers and partners value.
  • diversity - we promote equity and inclusivity.
  • integrity - we act with fairness, transparency and the highest level of ethics.
  • collaboration - we value partnerships and support interprofessional approaches.
  • improvement - we continuously innovate and improve our work.


northwest ahec - winston-salem

northwest ahec
mccreary tower, 3rd floor
475 deacon blvd.
winston-salem, nc 27105

get directions

special instructions: once you arrive at the mccreary tower, park in the “gold lot” and proceed to gate #1. enter through the “gold” lobby and take the elevator to the 3rd floor.

northwest ahec - boone

watauga medical center
336 deerfield rd.
boone, north carolina 28607

get directions

special instructions: please park in ahec building (auditorium, classrooms & library)-facing lot. the auditorium is on the main level.