By Joyce Copeland, M.D.

When I was attending the 2015 Duke Family Medicine Residency graduation in June, I came to the realization that if we kept counting after graduation, I would be PGY 40 (in my 40th post-graduate year). I continued to ponder that thought as we greeted a fresh troop of first-year residents the next month.

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By Viviana Martinez-Bianchi, M.D., FAAFP

“You only have 13 residents in your program? That is not possible! Duke is omnipresent at this conference! I see them everywhere.”

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By Samantha Eksir, MD

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” -Dalai Lama

 We are about to say farewell to an important member of our Division of Family Medicine family, Pam Terry, LPN, as she retires from the practice.

Pam has established a long-lasting presence within the division through the love and kindness she continues to impart on others.

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By Sharon Hull, M.D., MPH

Durham, NC, is known as the “City of Medicine.” What may not be as widely known is that Japan has a “City of Medicine,” too.

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