In response to the opioid crisis, the Duke Physician Assistant Program has created free, online modules that meet the North Carolina Controlled Substance CME requirement for physicians, NPs and PAs who prescribe controlled substances.
Duke Community & Family Medicine has been awarded a $1.8 million five-year grant by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to create and implement a two-year community-based primary care fellowship program. The goal of the Duke Primary Care Transformation Fellowship will be to train physicians and physician assistants to lead health care transformation and improve health within their communities and community-based practice settings.
Members of the Duke Physician Assistant Program Class of 2018 received their physician assistant certificates in a ceremony on Aug. 3 at the Duke Physician Assistant Program. The students received Master of Health Sciences degrees from Duke University in May. The Class of 2018 includes 89 graduates.