Division News

Nystrom, Vose Receive Physician-Scientist Strong Start Awards

Two Department of Medicine faculty members, Sara Nystrom, MD, medical instructor in the division of Nephrology, and Aaron Vose, MD, medical instructor in the division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, have been selected to receive 2024 Physician-Scientist “Strong Start” awards.

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 

Drs. Wyatt and Bentley-Edwards Receive NIH Award to Reduce Kidney Health Disparities

Christina Wyatt, MD, associate professor in the Division of Nephrology, and Keisha Bentley-Edwards, PhD, associate professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, received an award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a project entitled “Interventions that Address Structural Racism to Reduce Kidney Health Disparities, Research Coordinating Center.” 

Faculty Perspective: Leadership Development

The Department of Medicine (DOM) has a longstanding history of providing resources and opportunities to faculty at all levels who are on their journey towards building a rewarding career in academic medicine. One component of the department’s vision includes supporting the development of faculty through professional and leadership development programs.

Honoring Dr. Kimberley Evans

The following message was sent to members of the Department of Medicine from Dr. Kathleen Cooney, MD, MACP, chair of the Department of Medicine, Dr. Myles Wolf, MD, MMSc, chief of the Division of Nephrology, and Dr. Laura Svetkey, MD, vice chair of DOM Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

It is with a heavy heart we share the news of the passing of Kimberley J. Evans, MD, Professor, Division of Nephrology, on August 23, 2023.

Duke Medicine Partners with NCCU on Mentored Internship Program

The Department of Medicine and the division of Nephrology are partnering with historically Black college and university (HBCU) North Carolina Central University (NCCU) College of Health and Sciences in a new program to give talented students an opportunity to develop mentor relationships and research/clinical exposure to fortify their early career development.