The Duke University School of Medicine welcomes incoming students from across the country and around the world as they start their health professions careers at the School of Medicine this month.
Antoinette Jasmine Charles, a second-year medical student, has already built an impressive record of social justice, activism, and civic service. This summer she was invited to join the White House Health Equity Leaders Roundtable Series, a series of discussions among medical students, clinicians, and policymakers focused on issues including access to care and social determinants of health.
DukeMed Pride offers LGBTQ students in the School of Medicine a space to find mentors, networking, and a sense of community.
The Schweitzer Fellows will spend the next year learning to effectively address the social factors that impact health and developing lifelong leadership skills. Schweitzer Fellows develop and implement service projects that address the root causes of health disparities in under-resourced communities, while also fulfilling their academic responsibilities.
Following commencement, Nwanaji-Enwerem will keep his knowledge and skills at Duke, launching a three-year residency in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health.
On Friday, March 18, 2022, fourth-year medical students at Duke opened their envelopes and learned where in the country they will complete residency training. The ceremony took place in person this year at Trent Semans Center for Health Education, after two years of virtual ceremonies. Students are headed to some of the nation’s most prestigious residency programs, with 27 matching at Duke.