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Atrium Health Launches Comprehensive Philanthropic Campaign 

Giving Hope: The Campaign for Atrium Health to impact community for decades  CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 25, 2021 – Atrium Health is launching the largest, comprehensive philanthropic campaign in the history of Charlotte. Designed to transform the delivery of healthcare to patients throughout the region, the new campaign – called “Giving Hope” – will take place over the next six years. The goal is to raise at least $500 million to strengthen...
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Patient-Centered Facilities

New Atrium Health Plaza Increases Services for Region’s Heart Patients

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2021– Atrium Health has opened new, state-of-the-art facilities in Charlotte’s Midtown neighborhood. Atrium Health Kenilworth Medical Plaza I and II is an $228.1 million investment into improved care. The more than 400,000 square-foot plaza integrates a range of top-rated specialty services across disciplines into one location. Patients will have access to outpatient care across the medical spectrum,...
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Medical Education

Wake Forest School of Medicine – Charlotte to Be Built in Midtown Charlotte

First medical school in the nation to be built since the pandemic, near Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 24, 2021 – Charlotte will soon be included on the list of the largest U.S. cities with a four-year medical school.* For months, following the announcement that Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health have combined to operate as a single enterprise, the discussion around the Queen City has been where a second campus...
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$7.5 Million Gift to Elevate Stroke Care at Atrium Health

Comprehensive Stroke Center Named in Honor of Benefactor George Shinn CHARLOTTE, N.C., October 29, 2020 – In conjunction with World Stroke Day, Atrium Health Foundation today announced a transformational gift from George Shinn in support of Atrium Health’s regional stroke network. In recognition of the $7.5 million gift, Atrium Health will name its stroke center in honor of George Shinn. “The...
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Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health Combine, Create Next-Generation Academic Health System

Leading health systems to enhance care, transform medical education, expand research and improve countless lives in North Carolina and beyond CHARLOTTE, N.C., & WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 9, 2020 – A new era of healthcare was ushered in today as Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health, including Wake Forest School of Medicine, officially joined together as a single enterprise, Atrium Health. Both...
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Atrium Health Celebrates Groundbreaking of New State-of-the-Art Carolinas Rehabilitation Hospital

CHARLOTTE, N.C., September 24, 2020 – Atrium Health is celebrating a significant milestone in its rich history of caring for patients throughout the Carolinas and Southeast region. Today marked the official groundbreaking of the new Atrium Health Carolinas Rehabilitation hospital, in Charlotte. This project is the first step, of many, in the modernization of Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center campus. This...