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Apply for new SoM faculty development program ADVANCE-UP

December 20, 2017

The School of Medicine’s Office for Faculty is now accepting applications for the ADVANCE-UP Faculty Development Program. Applications are due Jan. 12.

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DOC Holiday Celebration Photo Gallery

December 19, 2017

The Duke Outpatient Clinic celebrated the holiday season on Friday, December 8 at the lovely home of Dr. Greenblatt. 

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Internal Medicine Residency News, Dec. 18, 2017

December 18, 2017

Catch up with the Duke Internal Medicine Residency Program by reading the weekly newsletter for Dec. 18, 2017.

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Kourany named new chief of Nephrology at Durham VA

December 18, 2017

Wissam Kourany, MD, assistant professor of medicine (Nephrology), has been selected as the next chief of Nephrology at the Durham VA effective Jan. 1, 2018.

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Owens appointed President of Duke University Hospital

December 15, 2017

Thomas A. Owens, MD, Vice President for Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer for Duke University Health System and associate professor of medicine (General Internal Medicine) and pediatrics, has been has been named the next president of Duke University Hospital, effective Jan. 1, 2018.

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Medicine faculty showcase their research at ASH

December 15, 2017

Department of Medicine faculty are attending the American Society of Hematology's (ASH) 59th Annual Meeting & Exposition in Atlanta this week. Keep reading for highlights on their research.

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Williams presents HSR&D cyber-seminar

December 14, 2017

DGIM Professor of Medicine, John WIlliams, MD, presents HSR&D CyberSemniar this past Wednesday.

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Sneak preview: SGIM 2018

December 14, 2017

The highly regarded SGIM annual meeting will take place April 11-14, 2018, in Denver, CO, and early-bird registration just opened December 14. Here are the details you need to know! 

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Sounds of Turkey Bowl 2017

December 13, 2017

Every Thanksgiving since 1973, Duke internal medicine residents have squared off for a friendly game of flag football—the Duke Hospital Marines versus the Durham VA Jets.

This year, the Jets were victorious and the Cohen Cup moved back to the Durham VA Medical Center.

Scott Huler...

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Revising molecular maps to hypertension and organ damage

December 12, 2017
By Catherine Clabby

It was the chance to try to help people, even at their sickest, that drew Dr. Steven Crowley to medicine 25 years ago.

Today the nephrologist still sees patients at the Durham VA Medical Center, but he spends much more time decoding how immune system cells contribute to hypertension and organ damage in his laboratory.

Still, the mission endures.

“The most important aspect of our work is to show solidarity with our patients. That is something we can always do, regardless of the stage of their illness,” says Crowley, whose research may lay groundwork for needed improved treatments.

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