In the Department of Medicine, we know that our most valuable asset is our workforce. Over the past year we have increased our focus on workforce well-being, and that’s even more important during the time of COVID-19. We have put together this web page that lists opportunities, valuable tools and resources for you to use during this challenging time.
Duke University Hospital has joined the first national study to test a potential therapy for COVID-19, giving hospitalized adult patients with significant symptoms an option to participate. The study is being co-led by Cameron Wolfe, MD, associate professor of medicine (Infectious Diseases), and Emmanuel “Chip” Walter, MD, professor of pediatrics.
Like many of us, Cathleen Colón-Emeric, MD, chief of the Division of Geriatrics, has older parents who live nearby. Here are some of her suggestions for navigating the new and urgent conversations and decisions facing many families, including her own.
New research by Kathleen Cooney, MD, chair of the Department of Medicine, finds a link between hereditary prostate cancer and family history of breast and ovarian cancer.
Infectious disease expert Greg Gray, MD, MPH, discusses why COVID-19 spread so quickly, why it’s so deadly compared to other viruses, and what we should be doing to prevent another pandemic.
Matthew Hirschey, PhD, associate professor of medicine (Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition) will host a virtual Introduction to Data Science in Health Care course on April 8 and April 9, sponsored by Duke Plus Data Science.
Three internal medicine residents and five fellows have been elected to the Duke University School of Medicine chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society for Spring 2020.