It’s Time to Talk About Plastic Pollution and Its Impacts on Human Health
Earth Day is a time to raise awareness of the need to protect Earth's natural resources for future generations. It’s also time to have cross-discipline conversations about plastic pollution’s impact on human health, says two School of Medicine researchers with Duke University’s Plastic Pollution Working Group (PPWG).
Patel to Receive AHA National 2023 Physician of the Year Award
Manesh Patel, MD, will receive the American Heart Association’s (AHA) 2023 Physician of the Year Award, which honors a physician with a longstanding commitment to the highest ideals of patient care and exemplary leadership in the AHA mission.
Duke Liver Transplant Program Celebrates 2,000 Milestone
The Duke Liver Transplant Program this spring marks 2,000 transplants with patient outcomes that are among the best in the nation for key metrics such as shorter
Faculty Promotions March 2023
Congratulations to the following faculty members for their recent promotion in the Department of Medicine.
Tripartite Leadership: Yancy’s vision for GIM
Dr. William Yancy became the Interim Division Chief of General Internal Medicine (GIM) in January 2023.
Whitson, D’Alessio Selected Co-Recipients of 2023 Neil L. Spector Art of Medicine Award
Professors Heather Whitson, MD, MHS, director of the Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, and Dave D’Alessio, MD, chief of the division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition, have been selected as co-recipients of the 2023 Neil L. Spector Art of Medicine Award.
Dr. Andrew Muir Named Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs
Andrew Muir, MD, MHS, will serve as the next Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs for the Department of Medicine, beginning April
Applications Open for DOM DEI Loan Repayment Program
The Department of Medicine is pleased to announce that applications are open for the 2023 Loan Repayment Program to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in Medicine (LRPDIM Award).
Duke Palliative Care: inception, growth, and upcoming celebration of 25 years
The Duke Palliative Care program will celebrate 25 years t