The Department of Medicine has a sincere and long-standing commitment to the recruitment, retention, and development of a diverse group of faculty and trainees. We attract a wide range of residents from national and international schools of medicine.
When asked why they chose to come to Duke, residents say it's the sense of autonomy and camaraderie among the house staff that most attracted them to our program. In the second year of a national survey of physicians on the quality of postgraduate training programs, the Duke Internal Medicine Residency Program came in 5th overall.
The Duke Internal Medicine Residency Family
Hear from residents why they chose Duke
Spotlight: Azalea Kim, MD
Azalea Kim graduated from Princeton University, received a Masters in Public Administration at GWU, and earned her MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She took a break during medical school to earn an MBA at Harvard University and work on the launch of an accountable care organization in the Bronx.
Spotlight: Daniel Maselli, MD
Dan Maselli attended Princeton University and earned his MD from University of Massachusetts. He chose Duke for residency because, "I was looking for a medium- to large-sized program with a strong academic focus, abundant research opportunities, affiliated with a medical school so there would be lots of educational opportunities, in a fun/affordable location...so, essentially, Duke."