Joseph Rogers, MD, interim 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 2019-2020 academic year.
Please join us in congratulating the following residents who were selected to be 2019-2020 Chief Residents:
Duke University Hospital
Jared Lowe, MD
Dr. Lowe is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. He will be a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellow in the Division of General Internal Medicine in 2018-19. See his profile.
Durham VA Medical Center
Amanda Boyd, MD
Dr. Boyd is a graduate of Brown University and The University of Massachusetts School of Medicine. She will be a fellow in the Division of Gastroenterology in 2018-19. See her profile.
Duke Regional Hospital/Ambulatory Medicine
Caroline Sloan, MD
Dr. Sloan is a graduate of Harvard University and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She will be a fellow in the Division of General Internal Medicine in 2018-19. See her profile.
The Chief Residents are a key part of the medicine residency team, providing invaluable leadership, teaching and support for the residents. Our incoming chiefs join a fantastic legacy, and we look forward to their contributions to the Department of Medicine.
Dr. Hayes will be part of a network of such chief residents across the country who lead quality improvement (QI) projects and receive expert training from mentors. She also will participate in a national curriculum designed to prepare a new generation of QI leaders able to help residents implement QI initiatives.