The Duke University School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion has established the Michelle Winn Inclusive Excellence Award to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to diversity and inclusion within the Duke University School of Medicine community. Deadline to submit a nomination is Feb. 26, 2018.
Dr. Peter Ubel was the senior author of a paper in JGIM entitled "How Primary Care Providers Talk to Patients about Genome Sequencing Results: Risk, Rationale, and Recommendation."
All Duke School of Medicine faculty and staff engaged in research are required to complete Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training by June 30, 2018.
MEDx is pleased to offer support for interdisciplinary colloquia that bring together physicians, engineers, computer scientists, data analysts, and basic and/or clinical researchers with a common desire to combine the elements of medicine and engineering to solve complex problems and inspire innovation. Deadline for applications is March 5.
Leveling the Odds: How Two Duke Professors Are Giving Families in Tanzania a Better Chance of Beating Cancer
After taking care of pediatric cancer patients in Tanzania, Kristin Schroeder, MD, MPH, and Nelson Chao, MD, MBA, established the International Cancer Care and Research Excellence Foundation (iCCARE) in 2014, a nonprofit whose mission is to give any child diagnosed with cancer the same chance of a cure regardless of where they live. Funded primarily through individual donations, iCCARE covers treatment costs for BMC pediatric cancer patients and provides other resources and support, including a hostel where they and their families can stay while receiving treatment.
Momen Wahidi, MD, associate professor of medicine (Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine), and Coral Giovacchini, MD, medical instructor (Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine), participated in an interview and Facebook live discussion on teen vaping with WRAL news.
Rodger Liddle, MD, will present his research at the Department's Research Seminar Series on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 in Duke Hospital Room 2002.