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The Department of Community and Family Medicine seeks candidates for Vice Chair for Education and Faculty Development. Background required includes expertise in education, knowledge of medical school and clinical training programs, familiarity with faculty development for healthcare professionals. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience in medical education at the medical school and/or graduate medical education level, national reputation for educational research and scholarship, and a record of accomplishment of grant funding for educational programs. The Vice Chair for Education and Faculty Development will be expected to maintain a 30% clinical/teaching role.

See the full job description. Interested individuals should submit a statement of interest and a CV to Kaye Gardner at


401447568 (NP) and 401447620 (PA)
Division of Community Health

Our community-based program for adults and seniors, seeks an individual to deliver medical care as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  The person in this position will travel to private homes and low income housing complexes within the Durham community to screen, identify and treat health conditions. An ideal candidate for this position is someone with excellent oral and written communications skills, good customer service skills, and the ability to relate to people of varied socio-economic backgrounds.  Applicants should be registered as a Physician Assistant or a Nurse Practitioner in North Carolina with approval to practice from the North Carolina Medical Board. Reliable transportation is required and at least 2 years of experience in internal or geriatric medicine is preferred.


Division of Community Health

We are seeking an individual to provide nursing and administrative support for our three community-based health clinics. Clinical duties include direct nursing services for assigned patients under the supervision of a physician and/or advanced practice provider. Administrative responsibilities include answering the phones, patient check-in, colleting copays etc. The person in this role will float between locations as assigned providing nursing care on a daily basis and front office backup as needed.  The position requires graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program with subsequent certification from a certifying agency. At least one year of experience working in a clinical office-setting with fluency in Spanish is preferred but not required. Persons interested in this position should submit resumes to or apply directly on the Duke HR website.  



Work closely with the Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Community and Family Medicine to manage the activities of research programs conducted by faculty. Under the direction of the Vice Chair, develop, manage and support a wide variety of clinical/epidemiological and population health research projects. Assist in the support and mentorship of clinical and junior research faculty, as well as trainees at different levels, including: 3rd year medical students, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.  Oversee and supervise research staff and learners. Perform and/or oversee a variety of complex duties involved in the collection, compilation, documentation and analysis of research program or portfolio data; assist with content and direction of research program or portfolio; assist with efforts to obtain and manage study or program funding. Frequently interact with other research groups or programs, serving as primary liaison and public relations lead to research program. Coordinate wider program activities with responsibility for results in terms of costs, methods, and reporting requirements.



Conducts various biometrics measurement procedures using professional clinical nursing skills for the purpose of collecting, interpreting, and recording pertinent health data. Establishes positive interaction, using refined communication skills, with all levels of employees for the purposes of laying a foundation for the educational process, maintaining employee relations, and providing health service.       Assesses educational needs and provides participants with appropriate health information using sound nursing and adult education principles so that all employees may assume responsibility for their own health. Counsels employees on an individual basis using nursing skills regarding borderline and high risk biometric measures and makes referrals to appropriate health care resources. Identifies and refers employees to both on-site and community resources, as appropriate, which can help them acquire and maintain optimal health. Maintains accurate nursing records and reports to ensure appropriate collection of data and generation of statistics. Completes set up and break down of the Health Assessment site each day. Act as Site Manager as needed to oversee Health Assessment operations at scheduled sites. Drive minivan to site locations that are off-site.  This position is 20 hours per week.



The Practical Playbook (, an initiative to improve population health through robust collaboration, has an opening for a Project Planner I (Duke job code 2821) to work with BUILD Health Challenge 2.0 ( communities across the country to help them improve upstream health determinants in their cities.  The primary accountability for this Primary Liaison (PL) role is to assess, facilitate, and provide guidance for each of 6-9 community collaborations (consisting of a community organization a local governmental public health department, and a health system). These communities have won a BUILD Health Challenge grant to improve their upstream determinants of health (e.g. remediating mold and/or vermin exposure in housing to reduce the prevalence of emergency department/inpatient admissions for asthma).  The PL will visit each site to build relationships with the community stakeholders, and to assess readiness/progress. The PL also provides project management services for the Practical Playbook team, tracking quarterly reports and budget, producing regular Resource Roundups, and facilitating Steering Committee and National Advisory Council virtual meetings. This is a full time position and requires a Bachelor’s Degree. An MPH or similar degree and/or equivalent community development experience is preferred.  The position reports to the Practical Playbook (PPB) Executive Director and Principal Investigator, and works as an integral member of the PPB operational team.