Chief Residents for 2016-2017 announced

Friday, February 13, 2015

Mary Klotman, MD, chair of the department, Aimee Zaas, MD, MHS, program director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program, and David Simel, MD, vice chair for Veterans Affairs, have announced the Chief Residents for the 2016-17 academic year.

It is with great pride that we announce the 2016-2017 Chief Residents for Internal Medicine:

Duke University Hospital

Alyson McGhan, MD
Alyson is a graduate of Rutgers University and received her MD degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She served as the Duke University Hospital Assistant Chief Resident this year and will be joining the Gastroenterology Fellowship at Duke in July.

Durham VA Medical Center

Adam Banks, MD
Adam is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and received his MD degree from The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He served as the Durham VA Medical Center Assistant Chief Resident this year and will be joining the Cardiology Fellowship at Duke in July.

Ambulatory/Duke Regional Hospital

Aparna Swaminathan, MD
Aparna is a graduate of Princeton University and received her MD degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Her outpatient clinic during residency was at the VA PRIME clinic, and she served as the Ambulatory/DRH Assistant Chief Resident this year. She will be joining the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at Duke in July.

The Chief Residency is one of the largest commitments to leadership development made by the Department, and our Chief Residents serve as mentors, teachers and guides for our residents during their year of chief residency and beyond.

Please join us in congratulating the 2016-2017 chiefs as they become part of the Duke legacy!