Professional Development Seminars

The Professional Development Seminar Series (PDSS) is an ongoing series of lectures on topics such as difficult conversations, professional “survival” skills, and cultural/organizational dynamics at Duke. Faculty are notified of events via e-mail.


Registration is appreciated for most events. Specific registration info will be sent via email.

Many events are open to all faculty, trainees, and staff. Any specific eligibility requirements for a particular event will be noted on the registration/upcoming events listing.

Faculty will receive updates about new events via e-mail. Current availabilities are posted on the upcoming events page. Staff, students, and trainees interested in attending our events are encouraged to check the upcoming events page