Duke Community and Family Medicine is a front runner in developing innovative educational programs for a wide range of medical professionals and health science learners. Explore our training, fellowship, residency, and faculty development programs below.

Training

Duke Community and Family Medicine is committed to preparing family physicians and physician assistants for clinical practice. Educational programs include:

Fellowships

Duke Community and Family Medicine offers fellowships in the following disciplines:

Student Programs

Student Scholarships

Michael R. Nathan Memorial Fund

The Michael R. Nathan Memorial Fund supports an award to a deserving third-year or fourth-year medical student who undertakes a project in community health, occupational health, or international health.

The Eva J. Salber Award for Projects in Community Medicine

The Eva J. Salber Award for Projects in Community Health is given to one or more Duke second-year or third-year medical student(s) to enable them to acquire a community perspective in medicine.

Faculty Development

  • Since 1978, Duke Community and Family Medicine has been recognized as a leader in faculty development. Credentialing for faculty in Community Health can be obtained as a secondary credential. For more information on the credentialing process and criteria, contact Michelle Lyn, MBA, MHA, chief of the Division of Community Health.
  • Community and Family Medicine faculty and staff may become members of Duke Academy for Health Professions Education and Academic Development (Duke AHEAD), which promotes excellence in the education of health professionals by creating a community of education scholars, fostering innovation in health professions education, supporting outstanding teachers, providing faculty development programs, and facilitating quality education research.
  • Faculty may take advantage of the School of Medicine's Office for Faculty Development, which serves as a resource for faculty at all levels.

Grand Rounds

Duke Community and Family Medicine hosts monthly faculty development Grand Rounds. Visit the department Grand Rounds page for information about speakers, including their slides and videos of their talks.  

Modules and Seminars

 

Community Health Training Module

Working in the community and with the community can be an exciting and rewarding process. We can proactively address health needs in a community setting, but this presents different challenges than working in a conventional clinical setting. This module describes steps to take to develop a community health program.  Programs can range from a one-time health screening event to an ongoing educational program for community residents.  No matter the size or scope of a community health project, many of the basic steps are the same.

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