The division of General Internal Medicine held their first annual Proud To Be GIM Celebration on Thursday, October 26, at the GIM offices in downtown Durham. This was our first in-person division-wide event held since the pandemic.
We are proud to announce the winners of the 8th annual GIM Excellence Awards! The recipients listed below were nominated by a division member(s) and voted on by our awards committee. The winners were announced by Duke GIM Interim Division Chief, Dr. Will Yancy, during our first annual Proud To Be GIM Celebration on Thursday, October 26.
Sharon Rubin, MD, associate professor of medicine in the division of General Internal Medicine and Practice Medical Director at Duke Primary Care at Pickett Road, was recently honored with a Mastership in the American College of Physicians (ACP).
"I was surprised and humbled to be chosen for Mastership," says Dr. Rubin. "I never expected to become a master, ever!"
Congratulations to two of our faculty members who are receiving distinguished academic promotions in the division of General Internal Medicine (GIM)! Drs. Gallagher and Chudgar are the first-ever Duke hospital medicine faculty members to receive this promotion to full professor.
The Duke Department of Medicine (DOM) has long been at the forefront of advancing medical knowledge and fostering collaboration through its Continuing Medical Education (CME) efforts. With a focus on two pivotal programs— Medicine Grand Rounds (MGR) and the Learning Education and Discussion Series (LEADS) —the department not only ensures the maintenance of professional licenses but also cultivates an environment of shared learning, innovation, and inspiration.
MGR: A Legacy of Innovation
Kevin Shah, MD, MBA, has been named Chief Medical Officer for Duke Primary Care (DPC) and Vice President of Duke University Health System (DUHS), effective June 1, 2023.
Academic medicine transformation leader Quinn Capers, IV, MD, the Rody P. Cox Professor of Internal Medicine (Cardiology) and associate dean for faculty diversity at the University of Texas Southwest School of Medicine, will deliver the June 16 Greenfield lecture with a talk entitled “Diversifying the Physician Workforce – Why We Can’t Wait.”
The event will be held in person only beginning at 8 a.m. in Duke North, 2002. Breakfast will be served outside of the room starting at 7:45am.