Last week the Department of Medicine delivered news of the Chief Resident selections for 2019-2020 and we are thrilled to see that two have chosen to follow careers in general internal medicine!
Chronic kidney disease takes a dreadful toll. Some 13 percent of adult Americans live with the condition. Despite that high prevalence, multitudes of mysteries persist about how chronic kidney disease progresses and how to stop or slow it.
Julia Scialla, MD, MHS, is eager to help change that with studies exploring the physiology of chronic kidney disease complications.
Duke study, led by Keith Sullivan, MD, shows stem cell transplant is better than drug therapy for scleroderma. The research was published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Jan. 4.
The School of Medicine Office for Faculty and Office of Diversity and Inclusion will host a special lecture with Joan Y. Reede, MD, MS, MPH, MBA, Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership at Harvard Medical School, from 12-1 p.m. on Fri., Jan. 26.
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.