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 650 faculty who drive Duke's research, patient care and education missions. See their profiles. 

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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Spotlight: Division of Geriatrics

The Duke Division of Geriatrics is internationally recognized for its research and education programs and has a long history of successful development and implementation of novel approaches to the care of geriatric patients. Division faculty lead the Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, and the Duke Perioperative Optimization of Senior Health (POSH), a program that improves the surgical outcomes for older adults by intervening with assessments and risk-reduction strategies before, during and after procedures.

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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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