Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The Duke Division of General Internal Medicine (DGIM) is committed to providing a culture of inclusion and equality for all of its faculty, staff, and trainees.

Through our collaborative community of faculty, staff and trainees, our recruitment practices, and the respectful care of our patients, we strive to constantly uphold this commitment. 

Please visit the following webpages for more information and resources:

Please reach out to the Vice Chief for DEI in your area with any questions or concerns related to DEI in the division of General Internal Medicine

Vice Chief Area(s)
Fatima Syed, MD
Fatima Syed, MD
GIM Vice Chief for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Primary Care and Non-Hospital Medicine
Sonya Patel-Nguyen, MD
Sonya Patel-Nguyen, MD
Hospital Medicine Vice Chief for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


Karen Jooste, MD
Palliative Care Vice Chief for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion