MD Program News

One Foot in the Clinic, the Other in the Lab

Health challenges across the globe — everything from climate change to infectious disease and better treatment options for patients — precipitate the need for skilled physician-scientists: physicians who see patients in the clinic and who also devote time to scientific research. Duke programs including the Office of Physician-Scientist Development and the Medical Scientist Training Program are helping to meet that need.

School of Medicine Welcomes 2022 Incoming Classes

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.  


‘A Leader Already’: Second-Year Medical Student Participates in White House Innovators Series

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.

Two Duke Medical Students Named Schweitzer Fellows

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.  

Duke Medical Students Celebrate Match Day 2022

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.