Tag Archives: Family Medicine

Staff Spotlight: Linda Medlin

Name: Linda Medlin Position: Administrative Assistant Division in CFM: Family Medicine Time in this position: 28 years Years at Duke: 33 years What I do at work: I manage the provider clinic/call schedules. I also provide support to the Administrative Director as well as clerical support for the clinic. What I love about my job:… Read More »

Resident Roundup: Where does all the grief go?

By Everlyn Perez, M.D.  Grief can be a burden, but also an anchor. You get used to the weight, how it holds you in place. — Sarah Dessen As physicians we are exposed to extraordinary pain and suffering. In the hospital setting we bear witness to debilitating injuries, incurable disease, and death. In an outpatient… Read More »

What is the ‘patient experience’ of our care?

By Sharon Hull, M.D., MPH These days, there is a lot of talk about “the patient experience” in health care. Insurers are looking at this topic, and providers and clinics are being “graded” on related metrics. We even have our own “Balanced Score Card” that our division and department leadership, and the health system, are… Read More »

Duke CFM Grand Rounds: Shailey Prasad to speak about peer consultations on June 20

Shailey Prasad, M.D., MPH, will present “Creating Learning Communities by Peer Consultations” 12-1 p.m. on Monday, June 20, 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. Faculty development in medical education… Read More »

Duke Family Medicine resident Everlyn Perez named to AAFP’s Emerging Leader Institute

Duke Family Medicine first-year resident Everlyn Perez, M.D., has been named to the American Academy of Family Physicians‘ Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute. As only one of 30 selected, Perez will participate in a year-long program designed to help grow leadership skills. The Emerging Leader Institute is a multi-part leadership program held at the… Read More »