Resignation, Retirement, & Emeritus

Resignation & Retirement Process


Clinical/DHIP Faculty:

  • Please complete the Clinical Provider Offboarding Notification Form at least 6 months prior to your departure/retirement. 
  • If you are interested in Emeritus or Adjunct faculty status, please notify your Division leadership via email/letter, submit an updated CV in the current Duke format, and allow 3-6 months for processing your request.

Non-Clinical/Non-DHIP Faculty:


Retirement Options

There are several options for faculty members who are retiring from Duke and who wish to maintain meaningful engagement with the Department of Medicine and the School of Medicine.

  1. Retiring from Duke and all full-time employment – consider requesting Emeritus faculty status
  2. Retiring from Duke but planning to work elsewhere – consider requesting Adjunct faculty status if you will be engaged with teaching, mentoring, or limited research activities at Duke