Helen Zhang, MD

Start Year
2016

Basics

Hometown
Fairfax, VA

Where did you attend college/university?
Duke University

Where did you attend medical school?
Duke University

What are your career goals?
Academic global health

What did you do the summer before internship?
I traveled to China, Vietnam, and Japan.

​The evolution of Durham in recent years has been incredible (especially the food scene). There's fun things to do without the hassle or cost of living in a bigger city. 

Reflections on the Duke program

What were you looking for in a residency program?
I was looking for a program that offered both rigorous clinical training and a nurturing, supportive environment.

What are the strengths of the Duke program?
There is a strong sense of family among the program leadership and house staff. Everyone is here to help and learn from each other.

About Duke University and Durham

What's best about living in Durham?
The evolution of Durham in recent years has been incredible (especially the food scene). There's fun things to do without the hassle or cost of living in a bigger city. Also, the mountains and the beach are close enough for a weekend trip.