Training Sites

Duke University Hospital

A tertiary and quaternary care hospital, Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the top hospitals in the United States. It offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 35 operating rooms; an endosurgery center; the Ambulatory Surgery Center with nine operating rooms; an Eye Center with five operating rooms; and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area.

The facility also functions as a research hospital where medical advances are achieved and applied, and as a teaching hospital for students of medicine, nursing, and the allied health sciences.

Learn more about Duke University Hospital.

Duke Regional Hospital 

Duke Regional Hospital (formerly Durham Regional Hospital) is a 369-bed acute care facility serving the health care needs of Durham, Orange, Person, and Granville counties and the surrounding communities for more than 30 years. Duke Regional places a strong focus on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting.

The hospital offers medical, surgical, and diagnostic services, including orthopaedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Durham Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center.

Learn more about Duke Regional Hospital.

Duke Raleigh Hospital

Since 1998, Duke Raleigh Hospital has been an important part of Duke Medicine. Their affiliation with one of the country's best health systems provides patients with access to the most advanced technology and leading-edge medicine available.

Located off the beltline in North Raleigh, Duke Raleigh Hospital has 186 beds and an impressive array of programs and services.

Learn more about Duke Raleigh Hospital.

Durham VA Medical Center

Located across the street from Duke University Hospital, the Durham VA Medical Center is a 270-bed tertiary care teaching facility affiliated with the Duke School of Medicine. All faculty members at the Durham VAMC are also faculty members at Duke, and many members have privileges at both hospitals.

The facility, which has been in operation since 1953, provides general and specialty medical, surgical, psychiatric-inpatient and ambulatory services, and serves as a major referral center for North Carolina and surrounding states. Ninety beds are allocated to the General Medicine Service. The acute care and subspecialty clinics are key components of our ambulatory rotations, and the PRIME clinic is an outstanding multidisciplinary clinic which serves as the continuity clinic site.

The hospital campus also includes the 120-bed Extended Care and Rehabilitation Center (ECRC), which is one of the sites for training in geriatrics, and the VA Prime Clinic.

Duke Outpatient Clinic

Duke Outpatient Clinic buildingThe Duke Outpatient Clinic (DOC) is an adult primary care clinic in Durham serving more than 5,000 unique patients and conducting more than 22,000 provider visits per year; two-thirds of the encounters in the clinic are performed by residents. The DOC features an interdisciplinary and innovative approach to patient care, including an intensive case management team-based care model for high utilizing patients which leverages the skills of our social workers, nurse case manager, nurse practitioner, and medicine-psychiatry attending. The clinic also features endocrinology, cardiology, physical therapy, clinical pharmacy, and social work services. Dr. Lynn Bowlby, an enthusiastic patient advocate, serves as medical director of the clinic.

Faculty from the Division of General Internal Medicine and our ambulatory chief resident precept house staff, emphasizing a team approach and patient-centered medicine. Seven faculty also see their own panel of patients at this site. Approximately 30 percent of patients seen at the DOC are on Medicaid, 40 percent on Medicare and 10 percent are uninsured, making the clinic the largest adult medicine safety net practice in the Duke University Health System. The patient population is also diverse, spanning the age spectrum, with 60 percent women, and predominantly African American and white, but with a growing number of Latino and resettled refugee patients as well.

Duke Clinics

Duke Clinic houses many of Duke's renowned specialty services in a single building located near the Duke University School of Medicine and Duke University Hospital.



Each division also offers training at sites that cater to each curriculum.

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