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

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

  • Communications strategy and planning
  • Brand enhancement and alignment
  • Internal communications (faculty, students and staff)
  • Web development
  • Special Event, Meeting, and Lecture Planning 
  • Media relations
  • Philanthropic and alumni communications
  • Research communications

Office Contact Information

Contact a team member in the Office of Strategic Communications.

For general communications questions or story ideas, please email