Front view of the Trent Semans Center for Health Education

A Community of Scholars Devoted to Education, Research, and Patient Care.

Dismantling Racism and advancing Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the School of Medicine

Moments to Movement

Duke University School of Medicine is committed to dismantling racism and to better understanding the root causes, harms, and strategies to reduce racial inequity. This commitment, known as Moments to Movement, extends from within our institutional walls, to our surrounding community, and our nation. 

Patient-FIRST M.D. Curriculum

The Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Program has launched a new “Patient FIRST” curriculum that puts students in the clinic earlier and trains them in social determinants of health, data science, and leadership. 

Duke Science & Technology

When we get a cold, or a cut on our hand, we will heal. This concept of resilience is being studied and researched at Duke, and basic science research may hold many of the keys to unlocking the power of the human body to resist infection and disease.