Aimee Kirsch Zaas, MD

Professor of Medicine
Campus mail 2301 Erwin Rd, Box 3182, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-1464
Email address aimee.zaas@duke.edu

Medical education
Genomic applications for diagnosis of infectious diseases
Genomic applications for prediction of infectious diseases

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Duke University, 2003 - 2004
  • Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Duke University, 2001 - 2002
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1998 - 2001
  • M.D., Northwestern University, 1998

Publications

Holcomb, Zachary E., Julie M. Steinbrink, Aimee K. Zaas, Marisol Betancourt, Jennifer L. Tenor, Dena L. Toffaletti, J Andrew Alspaugh, John R. Perfect, and Micah T. McClain. “Transcriptional Profiles Elucidate Differential Host Responses to Infection with Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii.” J Fungi (Basel) 8, no. 5 (April 22, 2022). https://doi.org/10.3390/jof8050430.

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35628686
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Finn, Kathleen M., Alec B. O’Connor, Kelly McGarry, Linda Harris, and Aimee Zaas. “Prevalence and Sources of Mistreatment Experienced by Internal Medicine Residents.” Jama Intern Med 182, no. 4 (April 1, 2022): 448–50. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.0051.

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35226048
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O’Connor, Alec B., Jillian S. Catalanotti, Sanjay V. Desai, MaryGrace Zetkulic, Michael Kisielewski, Lisa L. Willett, and Aimee K. Zaas. “Internal Medicine Residency Program Director Support and Burnout During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Results of a National Survey.” J Grad Med Educ 14, no. 2 (April 2022): 218–23. https://doi.org/10.4300/JGME-D-21-00804.1.

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35463178
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Simmons, Rachel P., Jordan Ortiz, Michael Kisielewski, Aimee Zaas, and Kathleen M. Finn. “Virtual Recruitment: Experiences and Perspectives of Internal Medicine Program Directors.” Am J Med 135, no. 2 (February 2022): 258-263.e1. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2021.10.017.

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34752749
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Harris, Rachel, Kyle Covington, Cristin Colford, Nancy Denizard-Thompson, Michael Contarino, Kimberley Evans, Aimee Zaas, M Suzanne Kraemer, and Diana McNeill. “Focusing on Diversity: A Regional Internal Medicine Residency Viewpoint on Underrepresented Minority Support, Retention, and Mentoring.” J Grad Med Educ 13, no. 2 (April 2021): 181–88. https://doi.org/10.4300/JGME-D-20-00729.1.

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33897950
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Windish, D. M., J. S. Catalanotti, A. Zaas, M. Kisielewski, and J. P. Moriarty. “Training in Safe Opioid Prescribing and Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder in Internal Medicine Residencies: a National Survey of Program Directors.” Journal of General Internal Medicine, January 1, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-021-07102-y.

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Finn, Kathleen M., Andrew J. Halvorsen, Saima Chaudhry, Sanjay Desai, Denise Dupras, Shalini Reddy, Sandhya Wahi-Gururaj, Lisa Willett, and Aimee K. Zaas. “Does Increased Schedule Flexibility Lead to Change? A National Survey of Program Directors on 2017 Work Hours Requirements.” J Gen Intern Med 35, no. 11 (November 2020): 3205–9. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-020-06109-1.

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32869195
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Steinbrink, Julie M., Aimee K. Zaas, Marisol Betancourt, Jennifer L. Modliszewski, David L. Corcoran, and Micah T. McClain. “A transcriptional signature accurately identifies Aspergillus Infection across healthy and immunosuppressed states.” Transl Res 219 (May 2020): 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trsl.2020.02.005.

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32165060
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Finn, Kathleen M., Aimee K. Zaas, Furman S. McDonald, Michael Melfe, Michael Kisielewski, and Lisa L. Willett. “Misinterpretation of the American Board of Internal Medicine Leave Policies for Resident Physicians Around Parental Leave.” Ann Intern Med 172, no. 8 (April 21, 2020): 570–72. https://doi.org/10.7326/M19-2490.

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31869832
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Ryskina, Kira L., Cynthia D. Smith, Vineet M. Arora, Aimee K. Zaas, Andrew J. Halvorsen, Arlene Weissman, and Sandhya Wahi-Gururaj. “Relationship Between Institutional Investment in High-Value Care (HVC) Performance Improvement and Internal Medicine Residents' Perceptions of HVC Training.” Acad Med 93, no. 10 (October 2018): 1517–23. https://doi.org/10.1097/ACM.0000000000002257.

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29697425
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