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The School of Medicine's Office of Communications provides timely, effective and integrated internal and external communications to support the School’s core values and communications priorities.

School of Medicine’s Core Values: 

  • Excellence in education, research, and patient care
  • Respect for and inclusion of people from all backgrounds
  • Commitment to service, solving real world problems
  • Sense of urgency in transforming discoveries into improved human health

The School’s communications priorities include creating and implementing strategies that enhance communications internally with faculty, students and staff; support the recruitment of outstanding students, faculty and staff; raise awareness of Duke’s world-class scientific and educational achievements and offerings to audiences locally and around the world; and support the School’s philanthropic and alumni relations efforts. 

The Office of Communications works with School of Medicine leadership and colleagues across Duke University and the Duke University Health System to support the school in these key areas:

  • Communications strategy and planning
  • Brand enhancement and alignment
  • Internal communications (faculty, students and staff)
  • Web development
  • Social media
  • Media relations
  • Philanthropic and alumni communications
  • Research communications