Excellence in Research, Teaching, and Patient Care

Our passion for the three-part mission of academic medicine, our dedication to excellence, and our focus on creating partnerships is what sets Duke apart.

Our faculty
625 faculty who drive Duke's research, patient care and education missions.
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Our trainees
300 fellows and residents working to become the next generation of internal medicine doctors and physician-scientists.
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Our patients
They come from near and far for evidence-based treatment and innovative clinical trials.
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Our research
In the top 5 for federal research funding, with exciting investigations helping to advance medical science.
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Developing physician-scientist leaders

The Robert J. Lefkowitz Society provides a home for MD and MD/PhD post-graduate trainees who are pursuing careers with a primary focus on basic and translational research as physician-investigators. The Lefkowitz Society is named for Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD, professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology and recipient of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2012.

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Why diversity matters to us

A sincere and long-standing commitment to the recruitment, retention and development of a diverse group of faculty and trainees, with particular attention to underrepresented minorities and women.

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Spotlight: Division of General Internal Medicine

The Division of General Internal Medicine’s more than 160 faculty members are dedicated to providing outstanding patient care, medical education and to conducting seminal research to promote wellness and to prevent and treat diseases in adults.

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