MD Program News

Duke Medical Students Celebrate Match Day 2024

Each year, fourth-year medical students across the country view the third week of March as the beginning of their careers in medicine. Match Day, created in 1952, is a event organized by the National Resident Match Program during which students in the United States are "matched" with residency and fellowship training programs throughout the country.

Duke MD Program's 3rd-Year Experience: Kwabena "Kobi" Adu-Kwarteng

While doing a surgery rotation during his second year of medical school at Duke, Kwabena "Kobi" Adu-Kwarteng, found a passion for orthopedic surgery. For his third-year research project, Kobi is working with Duke orthopedic surgeon Christopher Klifto, MD, studying shoulder injury recovery in older patients.

Medical Spanish Course Recognized at National Competition

A student-led presentation on the Medical Spanish Course at Duke won second place in a poster competition at the Joint National Meeting for the Medical Organization for Latino Advancement (MOLA) and the National Association of Medical Spanish.

School of Medicine Welcomes 2023 Incoming Classes

The Duke University School of Medicine welcomes more than 650 students from across the country and around the world as they start their health professions careers at the School of Medicine this month.  

EDI Spotlight: Mary Moya-Mendez, MS, MHS

Fourth-year medical student Mary Moya-Mendez, MS, MHS, shares what motivated her to get involved with a Duke University School of Medicine organization aimed at helping students with a first generation and/or low income (FGLI) background navigate medical school.