Resident Cohort ACLT Plays a Role in NC Medicaid Expansion
After a decade of debate, North Carolina is poised to expand the state’s Medicaid program. A cohort of Duke internal medicine residents has been advocating for the expansion for years, playing a small but powerful—perhaps even pivotal—role in moving expansion legislation forward.
Clifton, Prater Named APDs of Med-Peds Residency Program
Dana Clifton, MD, and Christopher Prater, MD, MPH, will assume the positions of Associate Program Directors of the combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program, effective July 2023.
Women's History Month Reflections: Essays by Women in Medicine
Women's History Month is a time for learning about the past and looking to the future. These essays reflect a sub-theme of the challenges women in medicine still face today - and what they are grateful for in their professional journeys. While we celebrate the women of medicine in March, listening to their voices helps us all better understand ourselves and how we can all make a difference in the struggle for equality.
2023 Residency Match Day Results Announced
The Duke Internal Medicine Residency Program and the Duke Department of Medicine congratulate newly matched medical students who participated in the 2023 National Resident Matching Program. We are especially excited to welcome our newest intern class! We cannot wait for you to join us here in Durham.
Can’t Take Statins? There’s Another Choice for Lowering Cholesterol
New research shows that bempedoic acid can lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk for heart attack and stroke without causing muscle pain, according to Duke cardiologist John H.P. Alexander, MD, MHS
Women in Internal Medicine
As we recognize Women’s History Month, I would like to share some personal reflections on the gender evolution in academic departments of internal medicine over the past 20 years. As one of the most senior women in our department, I have lived through these changes and am excited to see the progress we have made in establishing gender balance.
Shah Selected for ACC Emerging Faculty Leadership Academy
Nishant Shah, MD, assistant professor of the division of Cardiology, has been selected from a highly competitive group of candidates to participate in the 2023 American College of Cardiology (ACC) Emerging Faculty Leadership Academy.
Intervention Helps Clinicians Meet Guidelines for Prescribing Diabetes, Heart Drugs
Neha Pagidipati, MD, and Christopher Granger, MD, are co-authors on the recent study