Program Graduates

We have graduated 159 physicians from our combined Medicine-Pediatrics program. Since the inception of this program in 1986, our graduates have pursued diverse careers and are in practice and academic positions throughout the United States.

Recent graduates have entered community practice, taken academic positions as Generalist Medicine-Pediatrics faculty, joined the CDC EIS program, worked in public health programs, and pursued combined subspecialty training in infectious diseases, cardiology, pulmonary and critical care medicine, and emergency medicine.


Class of 2020 Medical School Career
Amadea Britton, MD Univeristy of California San Francisco Epidemiologic Intelligence Service, Center for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, 2020
Govind Krishnan, MD University of Texas Southwestern Chief Resident for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC 2020
Matthew McCulloch, MD University of Tennessee Allergy and Immunology Fellowship, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, 2020
Elizabeth Ockerman, MD Georgetown Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship, Children's National, Washington, D.C., 2020
Kathleen Wood, MD University of Buffalo Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, Duke University, Durham, NC, 2020
Justin Yoo, MD Emory Combined Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, Emory, Atlanta, GA, 2020
Class of 2019 Medical School Career
Sarah Cohen, MD University of Pittsburgh Adult Pulmonary and Critical Care and Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2019
David Fuller, MD University of Illinois Adult Infectious Diseases Fellowship, University of California - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 2019
Courtney Lamberton, MD Sidney Kimmel Medical College - Jefferson Med-Peds Hospitalist, University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Erin McGuire, MD University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine Adult Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship, New York University, New York City, NY, 2019
Ashley Naughton, MD University of Nevada - Reno Med-Peds Hospitalist, Renown Medical Center, Reno, UT, 2019
Rebecca Ruf, MD University of California - San Diego Adult Nephrology Fellowship, Duke University, Durham, NC, 2019
Class of 2018 Medical School Career
Logan Eberly, MD University of Louisville Adult Cardiology Fellowship, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Ashley Hanlon, MD Medical University of South Carolina Adult Hematology/Oncology Fellowship, Duke University, Durham, NC
Haley Hostetler, MD University of Oregon Combined Allergy/Immunology Fellowship, Duke University, Durham, NC
Laura Miller, MD Medical College of Wisconsin Neonatology Fellowship, Duke University, Durham, NC
Pavle Milutinovic, MD, PhD University of Pittsburgh Combined Allergy/Immunology Fellowship, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
John Paul Shoup, MD University of Connecticut Med-Peds Primary Care, Medical Director for Process Improvement, BJC Medical Group, St. Louis, MO
Chief Resident for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Durham VA Medical Center, 2018-19, Durham, NC
Class of 2017 Medical School Career
Elizabeth Kotzen, MD University of North Carolina

Adult and Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Amy Lee, MD National Yang-Ming University (Taiwan) Med-Peds Clinic Faculty, Duke University, Durham, NC
Medicine Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship, Duke University, Durham, NC
Bimal Patel, MD Medical University of South Carolina

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Medical Officer, Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Northern Navajo Medical Center, Indian Health Service, Navajo Region, Shiprock, NM
Medicine Hospitalist/Nocturnist, Duke Regional Hospital, Durham, NC, 2017-18

Matthew Turissini, MD

Indiana University

Team Leader, Indiana University School of Medicine/Moi University School of Medicine, Eldoret, Kenya

Kully Woodruff, MD University of Mississippi

Doctors Without Borders

Class of 2016 Medical School Career
Doran Bostwick, MD University of Texas - Southwestern

Adult Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship, University of Utah

Dana Clifton, MD Duke University Associate Director of Pediatric Medical Student Education, Duke University, Durham, NC
Medicine Hospitalist, Duke University
Tracey Liljestrom, MD University of Virginia

Medicine and Pediatric Hospitalist, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2017
Chief Resident, Duke Pediatric Residency Program, 2016-17

Shrey Purohit, MD University of Michigan Hospitalist, Harnett City Hospital, Harnett, NC
Monica Tang, MD

Northwestern University

Allergy/Immunology Faculty, University of California - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Combined Allergy/Immunology Fellowship, Duke, Durham, NC, 2016

Nick Turner, MD Duke University

Adult Infectious Diseases Faculty, Duke University, Durham, NC
Adult Infectious Diseases Fellowship, Duke, Durham, NC, 2016

Class of 2015 Medical School Career
Colby Feeney, MD Indiana University Associate Program Director, Duke Med-Peds Residency Program, Durham, NC
Medicine and Pediatrics Hospitalist, Duke University
John Greene, MD University of Arkansas Medicine Hospitalist, Rex Hospital, Raleigh, NC
Kelly Han, MD University of Massachusetts Medicine Hospitalist, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA
Caroline Lee, MD, PhD University of North Carolina

Medicine and Pediatric Hospitalist, Washington University in St. Louis  Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Children's Hospital

Tim Mercer, MD, MPH Indiana University

Internal Medicine Primary Care and Director of Global Health, Department of Population Health and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School, Austin, Texas
Chief Resident, Moi University School of Medicine, Eldoret, Kenya, 2015-17
Visiting Assistant Professor, Indiana School of Medicine, 2015-17

Dan Pugmire, MD The Ohio State University Med-Peds Primary Care, Wenatchee, Washington
Class of 2014 Medical School Career
Jordan Awerbach, MD Tulane University

Pediatric Cardiology Faculty, Phoenix Children's Heart Center, Phoenix, AZ
Adult Congenital Heart Disease Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, 2017
Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, Baylor University, Houston, TX, 2014

Shailesh Balasubramanian, MD University of Maryland

Adult Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, 2017
Medicine Hospitalist, Columbia University, New York City, NY

Anna Dolgner, MD Duke University

Medicine Hospitalist, Evergreen Health, Kirkland, WA
Pediatric Hospitalist, UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC

Ben Mouser, MD University of Texas - Southwestern

Doctors Without Borders (South Sudan),
Medicine Hospitalist, Hermann Hospital TMC, Univ. of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Houston, TX

Rebecca Sadun, MD, PhD University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine

Adult and Pediatric Rheumatology Faculty, Duke University, Durham, NC
Adult and Pediatric Rheumatology Fellowship, Duke University, Durham, NC, 2014-17

Scott Tolan, MD University of Texas - Houston

Adult Cardiology Fellowship, University of Texas - San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 2019
Medicine and Pediatric Hospitalist, Austin Regional Clinic and Dell Children’s Hospital, Austin, TX

Class of 2013 Medical School Career
Carolyn Avery, MD, MHS Yale School of Medicine

Med–Peds Faculty, Duke University
Chief Resident, Duke Pediatric Residency Program, 2013-2014

Joel Boggan, MD, MPH Duke University

Medicine Faculty and Associate Program Director for Quality and Safety, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC
Chief Resident in Patient Quality and Safety, Durham VA, 2013-2014

Steve Dolgner, MD Duke University

Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA 2015
Medicine Hospitalist, UNC Health System, Chapel Hill, NC

Andy Livingston, MD University of Texas - Galveston

​Assistant Professor, Sarcoma Medical Oncology, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Co-Director of Adolescent Young Adult Oncology Program, MD Anderson Cancer Center,  Houston, TX
Adult Hematology-Oncology Fellowship, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 2013-16

Ann Marie Navar, MD, PhD Duke University Faculty Innovations Director at the Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC
Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Duke University
​Adult Cardiology Fellowship, Duke University, Durham, NC, 2013-16
Andrea Shaw, MD SUNY Upstate Medical University

Pediatric Faculty, Upstate Medical University (Refugee Health & Global Health), Syracuse, NY
​Med-Peds Primary Care, UCLA Health System, Los Angeles, CA

Class of 2012 Medical School Career
Apara Dave, MD Brown University

Adult Infectious Diseases Faculty member, Exeter Hospital, Exeter, NH
Advanced Primary Care Associates, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Adult Infectious Diseases Fellowship, Beth Israel, Boston, MA, 2012

Olivia Granillo Johnson, MD Duke University

Chair of Medicine, Maury Regional Medical Center, Columbia, TN
Medicine and Pediatric Hospitalist, Maury Regional Medical Center, Columbia, TN

Sima Pendharkar, MD, MPH University of North Carolina

Division Chief, Hospital Medicine and Director of Quality, Mt. Sinai St. Luke's Hospital, New York, NY
Assistant Professor of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical School, Medicine Hospitalist, Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn, New York
Medicine Hospitalist, St. John’s Riverside Hospital, Yonkers, New York
Medicine Hospitalist, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

Ketan Shah, MD, MBA University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine

Adult Gastroenterologist, Saddleback Medical Group, Laguna Hills, CA
Adult Gastroenterology Fellowship, Univ. of California, Irvine, 2012

Class of 2011 Medical School Career
Melissa Briggs, MD University of Pennsylvania

Medical Officer, TB/HIV Team, HIV Care and Treatment Branch, Centers for Disease Control, EIS Program, Atlanta, GA
Centers for Disease Control, EIS Program, Atlanta, GA, 2011

Tacy Downing, MD Duke University

Pediatric Cardiologist, Children's National Health System, Washington, D.C.
Pediatric Cardiologist, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami, FL
Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2011-16

Priya Gopwani, MD University of Michigan

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Faculty and Associate Program Director, Northwestern University, Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship, D.C. Children’s, 2011

Maria Monge, MD Northwestern University

Director of Adolescent Medicine, University of Texas at Austin, Dell Children's Hospital, Austin, TX
Adolescent Medicine Fellowship, Boston Children’s Hospital, 2011

Kanecia Zimmerman, MD Duke University

Pediatric Intensive Care Faculty, Duke, Durham, NC
Pediatric Intensive Care Fellowship, Duke University, 2012
Chief Resident, Duke Pediatric Residency Program, 2011-2012