Division News

Dr. Kimberly Johnson: Creating Communities of Health Equity Investigators

The only thing about Kimberly Johnson, MD, MHS, that may be stronger than her trailblazing research record on health equity is her passion and dedication for promoting rigorous scientific studies to understand why inequity occurs in health care settings, and how best to address it.

Continuing Medical Education: A Pathway to Collaboration and Inspiration

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 

5 in DOM Complete ALICE Program

ALICE is an annual program that provides targeted development to mid-career women faculty leaders. Applications for the 2024 program are available now and are due November 3.

Leveling the Playing Field: Maria Marquine’s Mission to Advance Latino Health Equity

A bilingual expert in cross-cultural neuropsychology, health disparities, and neurocognitive aging, Maria Marquine, PhD, is giving clinicians across the country the tools they have long needed to identify neurocognitive disorders in the Latino population. She is advancing clinical care for an estimated 40 million native Spanish-speakers across the United States, a critical step toward addressing disparities in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia and promoting health equity.

2023-2024 SEEDS Scholarly Projects Announced

A highlight of the SEEDS program each year is the projects that are selected for publication or presentation. The Department of Medicine is proud to announce our 2023-2024 project winners, Drs. Willard Applefeld, Ann Cameron Barr, Dan Loriaux, Emily Sanders, Ilia Shadrin, and Rachel V. White.  These projects offer innovative measures that will further strengthen our curriculum.  

Transformational Leader Quinn Capers, MD, to Deliver June 16 Greenfield Lecture

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.