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Ortiz-Melo appointed to Minority Recruitment and Retention Committee leadership

October 30, 2018

David Ortiz-Melo, MD, assistant professor of medicine (Nephrology), has been appointed as an associate chair of the Department of Medicine Minority Recruitment and Retention Committee.

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Internal Medicine Residency News, Oct. 29, 2018

October 29, 2018

Catch up with the Duke Internal Medicine Residency Program by reading the weekly newsletter for Oct. 29, 2018.

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Diamantidis to study racial differences in AKI

October 26, 2018

Clarissa Diamantidis, MD, and  Joeph Lunyera, MBChB, are the Principal Investigators on a new study looking at racial differences in Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)

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Duke GIM is #ProudToBeGIM

October 24, 2018

We're proud to announce we were chosen as a recipient of the Society of General Internal Medicine's (SGIM) #ProudToBeGIM grant; a campaign aimed at bringing more medical students and residents into the cadre of general internal medicine physicians.

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Internal Medicine Residency News, Oct. 22, 2018

October 22, 2018

Catch up with the Duke Internal Medicine Residency Program by reading the weekly newsletter for Oct. 22, 2018.

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Wilder to speak at organ donor documentary screening

October 22, 2018

Julius Wilder, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine (Gastroenterology), will speak at a screening of the documentary, “The Precious Gift of Life,” on Wed., Oct. 24, from 5:30-8 p.m. at Full Frame Theater. 

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Peyser presents at MedEd conference in Australia

October 20, 2018

DGIM Professor of Medicine, Bruce Peyser, MD, a leader in longitudinal integrated clerkship experiences for medical students, attended the "Muster 2018 Global Community Engaged Medical Education Conference" last week in...

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10/26/18: Medicine Research Seminar returns with McMahon on red blood cells

October 19, 2018

​Timothy McMahon, MD, PhD, professor of medicine (Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine), will present his research at the Department's Research Seminar Series on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 at 12 p.m. in Duke Hospital Room 2002.

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Halpern appointed DPC medical director for quality

October 19, 2018

David Halpern, MD, MPH, FACP, has been appointed Duke Primary Care's (DPC) Medical Director for Quality. 

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Improving Quality of Life in Older Patients with Kidney Disease

October 17, 2018

Rasheeda Hall, MD, MBA, MHS, assistant professor of medicine (Nephrology), is drawn to complexity. When she was a resident at Duke, she says, “I felt a heart tug to nephrology because these patients were sicker and more complex patients.”

Today, after completing a fellowship in Nephrology at Duke, she is a geriatric nephrologist, with the goal of making life simpler and better for these patients. She is using tools from geriatrics and pharmacology in her quest to improve quality of life and address patient goals of care. Dr. Hall hopes some of her work eventually will help inform geriatric nephrology on a larger scale.

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