Collin Burks, MD

Start Year


Little Rock, Arkansas

Where did you attend college/university?
Dartmouth College

Where did you attend medical school?
University of North Carolina

Where did you train for residency?
University of North Carolina Family Medicine

What are your career goals?
My goal is to be a clinician-educator, focused on providing excellent primary care to my patients while passing on my passion for geriatrics to the next generation of healthcare providers.

About the Duke Geriatrics Fellowship 

What were you looking for in a fellowship program?
In a fellowship program, I was looking for a faculty with a broad range of interests, a program director who was invested in the career trajectories of the fellows, and a place where I could explore my interest in education.

What are the strengths of the Duke Program?
I'm grateful to learn from experts in the field of geriatrics and to have a program director who is interested in my career path.

About Life in Durham

What is the best thing about living in Durham and the Triangle?
There are so many places for outdoor recreation!

What advice would you give to someone looking to move to Durham?
My advice for someone who is looking to move to Durham: Come!

What are your interests outside of medicine?
Outside of medicine, I spend time playing soccer, mountain biking, camping, and hanging out with friends and family.