Tag Archives: Donna Tuccero

Donna Tuccero: Treatment, understanding of diabetes expanded in past 50 years

By Donna Tuccero, M.D. Earlier this week a resident shared that she had lost a close family member to complications of diabetes. That family member was only in her mid-60’s – young given the fact this woman’s life expectancy was 81 years. My mind drifted back 50 years as I recalled my beloved “Nana” who… Read More »

Donna Tuccero: ‘It is a privilege to be part of a patient’s story’

By Donna Tuccero, M.D. Walking through our lobby/waiting room/registration area usually brings a smile to my face. It’s heartwarming to be able to greet people by their name and have them respond with a smile, a nod and sometimes a hug. Other times I am pulled aside with a comment like, “Oh good, there was… Read More »

Duke CFM Grand Rounds: Faculty to present ‘CenteringPregnancy®: A New Approach to Prenatal Care’ on May 16

Duke Community & Family Medicine faculty will present “CenteringPregnancy®: A New Approach to Prenatal Care” from noon to 1 p.m. on May 16, Hanes House, Room 131. This talk is part of Duke Community and Family Medicine Grand Rounds and is open to all faculty, staff and students in the schools of medicine and nursing.… Read More »

January is Winter Orientation for Duke Family Medicine residents

By Donna Tuccero, M.D. The Duke Family Medicine Residency Program has a tradition known as Winter Orientation. During this time each January, our first-year residents (PGY 1’s) all return from their various rotations and locations to spend two weeks dedicated to the work of the Department of Community and Family Medicine within the Durham community.… Read More »

Duke Family Medicine residents complete three-week intensive orientation

By Donna M. Tuccero, M.D. Last month, the Division of Family Medicine welcomed new residents. The 2015-2016 academic year is a milestone for us as we increase our program size from four first-year resident positions to a fifth placement. This year’s class includes graduates from the west coast, New York and North Carolina. Read more… Read More »