WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a vital partner in the planning, visioning and support of the Wake Early College of Health and Science, allowing students to earn a high school diploma and Associates degree in a STEM discipline in just five years. Students are introduced to more than 700 STEM job titles at WakeMed through career fairs and mentorships. The program strives to recruit and engage students interested in health sciences, and promote STEM-related career paths.