Amadea Britton, MD

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Stanford, CA

Where did you attend college/university?
Princeton University

Where did you attend medical School?
University of California San Francisco (UCSF)

What additional degrees do you have and from what institution?
MS in Global Health and Population from the Harvard School of Public Health

What are your career goals?
To work in public health and infectious disease epidemiology

What did you do the summer before internship?
Saw Hamilton and Beyonce to be caught up on pop culture before residency started.

Reflections on the Duke program

What were you looking for in a residency program?
Excellent clinical training, diverse research and educational resources to develop into a multifaceted physician, and most importantly, a feeling that the residents supported each other and were a team.

What are the strengths of the Duke program?
Top-tier clinical training, affiliated university with people thinking about medicine from many different perspectives, supportive program directors and staff, and the co-residents.

About Duke University and Durham

What's best about living in Durham and the Triangle?
Things are so convenient. It is easy to get everything I need to done on my days off and still have time to relax.

What do you like to do outside of medicine?
See live music and theater, attend lectures by people passionate about things having nothing to do with medicine, travel.