Residency News

Internal Medicine Residency News, May 29,2023

From the Director

Annnnd it’s the end of May! Lets gear up for the final block of the year.  Come support your colleague Emory Buck as she does LEADs conference today.  Plus this week we have a ResCo Thirsty Thursday (belated thanks to the GI Division for getting together with residents last week) and a celebration of our SARs on Friday night. 

Internal Medicine Residency News, May 22,2023

From the Director

May is FLYING by!  Congratulations to the amazing Duke IM residents on their resounding victory over the awesome faculty in the annual Fac vs Res BBall game! Dynasty vibes for this team, 3-0 for the season.  Much fun had by all as well. Many thanks to Coaches Lonnie and Labs for putting this together.  We are grateful not to have supported the orthopedics department as well.

Internal Medicine Residency News, May15,2023

From the Director

Big week coming up with resident research day on Friday! Come out to support your colleagues as they present their posters and at Grand Rounds! And of course Friday night is the Faculty vs Residents bball game in Cameron! Daniel Travis has the winning email right now, let’s see if the residents can keep up their winning streak on the court as well.  Rumor has it that the faculty have drafted Ryan Young.  Also, practice interview overview on Friday at noon conference!


Internal Medicine Residency News, May 08, 2023

From the Director

Happy Monday, all! Thanks to Kayla for helping plan the rising SAR retreat, to Dr. Criscione for hosting at her home, to Drs. Garbarino, Labriola, Hargett, Boggan, Duffy, Sullivan and Harris for awesome leadership and to all who covered JAR rotations so people could attend! Beautiful weather as well!


Internal Medicine Residency News, May 01,2023

From the Director

Happy May 1st! Vacation was amazing, excited to show anyone who asks some pics from our hiking adventures.


The last two months of the year are super busy ones, so please pay attention to all the emails from us and from the GME office about any and all end of year/beginning of the year paperwork. The “to do” list varies by class, but please keep an eye out for emails about all things end of year/beginning of year.


Internal Medicine Residency News, April 24, 2023

From Med Res News to Chief takeover!

Greetings from the AAIM –Hi Everyone! While the Zaas Boss is on vacation, she foolishly entrusted us Chiefs to do a Med Res News takeover! Just like with your schedules, we also did this last minute so get ready for some major mistakes/omissions! The jokes will always be on point though 😊.


Internal Medicine Residency News, April 17,2023

From the Director

Greetings from the AAIM –Hi Everyone! It’s getting to be that time of year where a lot of “end of year” stuff will be coming your way – SARs and ABIM exam registration, voting in the first round of med res awards, getting ready to sign up for end of year meetings with Dr Hargett or me, end of year photos, getting your fellowship CVs and personal statements in order, and the upcoming <

Internal Medicine Residency News, April 10, 2023

From the Director

Greetings from the AAIM –For all those who celebrated, I hope you had a happy and meaningful Easter.  It was great to see such an awesome crowd (and strong kid/family showing!) at the Duke UNC basketball game in historic Cameron Indoor!

GIM Division Update with Interim Chief Dr. William Yancy

By William Yancy, MD

Interim Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine

The Division of General Internal Medicine at Duke strives to improve adult patient, family, community, and population health through exemplary patient care, education, and research. Perhaps most importantly, we have maintained core values of excellence, integrity, kindness, and commitment to health and health equity for our patients and our communities.

It’s Time to Talk About Plastic Pollution and Its Impacts on Human Health

Earth Day is a time to raise awareness of the need to protect Earth's natural resources for future generations. It’s also time to have cross-discipline conversations about plastic pollution’s impact on human health, says two School of Medicine researchers with Duke University’s Plastic Pollution Working Group (PPWG). 

Resident Cohort ACLT Plays a Role in NC Medicaid Expansion

After a decade of debate, North Carolina is poised to expand the state’s Medicaid program.  A cohort of Duke internal medicine residents has been advocating for the expansion for years, playing a small but powerful—perhaps even pivotal—role in moving expansion legislation forward.

R38 Scholar Aaditya Khatri Leads Study on CLAD Therapeutic

R38 scholar Aaditya Khatri, MD, PhD, is the lead author on a new study that offers a potentially novel therapeutic strategy for the prevention or treatment of chronic lung allograft dysfunction (CLAD), the leading cause of death in lung transplant recipients. 

2023 Residency Match Day Results Announced

The Duke Internal Medicine Residency Program and the Duke Department of Medicine congratulate newly matched medical students who participated in the 2023 National Resident Matching Program.  We are especially excited to welcome our newest intern class! We cannot wait for you to join us here in Durham.

Aimee Zaas, Cathy O’Neill Elected New AAIM Counselors

The Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM) promotes the advancement and professional development of its members who prepare the next generation of internal medicine physicians and leaders through education, research, engagement, and collaboration.

Duke EKG Machines Undergo a DEI Upgrade, Thanks to Trainees

All was quiet at 4 a.m. in the Duke University Medical Center Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) as trainees Connor Craig, MD, (PGY-3), Emory Buck, MD, (PGY 3) and aspiring cardiologist Mark Brahier, MD, an intern, routinely went about their duties—until Craig noticed something.