Kimberly Johnson, MD, and Laura Svetkey, MD, MHS, will lead an information session on three research funding opportunities that may be of interest to under-represented groups on Tues., Oct. 23, from 5-6:30 p.m., in Duke Medicine Pavilion Room 2W96.

Laura Svetkey, MD, professor of medicine (Nephrology), recently received the Diversity Award, one of Duke University's highest honors, in a ceremony led by President Vincent E. Price.

Susan Gurley, MD, PhD, leads the Department of Medicine's Program for Women in Internal Medicine (PWIM) and has participated in faculty development programs such as the School of Medicine's LEADER program and most recently the ALICE program, which provides in-depth opportunities for leadership skill development, personal reflection and goal setting, peer-mentoring, and structured 360 feedback for mid-career women faculty in the School of Medicine.

Here, Dr. Gurley discusses how these opportunities have helped her move her career forward and what she hopes PWIM will offer women faculty in the Department of Medicine. The School of Medicine's ALICE program is accepting applications for the next class through Dec. 1, 2016. 

Mary Klotman, MD, chair of the Department of Medicine, and Laura Svetkey, MD, vice chair for faculty development and diversity, have announced the Faculty Development Academy Class of 2016.

At a luncheon held March 10 in the Doris Duke Center in the Duke Gardens, LaVerne Johnson-Pruden, special assistant to

Department of Medicine faculty had a number of accepted proposals for the Duke School of Medicine's

The Duke Translational Medicine Institute has been awarded a five-year grant of more than $47 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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