The Division of General Internal Medicine is dedicated to providing exceptional patient care, research to improve health and health care delivery, and training clinician leaders and scholars. With more than 160 faculty members contributing to our clinical, research and education programs, we are among the largest divisions in the Duke Department of Medicine.
We provide outstanding comprehensive care for patients in primary care practices, hospital settings, and specialty practices. Faculty members practice in several Duke Medicine entities and affiliates including Duke Primary Care, Duke Hospital Medicine, Duke Palliative Medicine, Duke Integrative Medicine, Duke Signature Care, and affiliated Duke Community Practices. Faculty are also closely affiliated with the Durham Veterans Affairs Ambulatory and Hospital Medicine Practices.
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Our faculty are national and international leaders in health services delivery, clinical epidemiology, health economics and health policy, health informatics, implementation science and health care innovation, medical ethics, and patient centered outcomes. We have a long and distinguished history of training the best scholars in these areas. Faculty members are located in several centers of excellence, including the Department of Medicine, the Duke Clinical Research Institute, the Global Health Institute, the Trent Bioethics Center, the Fuqua School of Business, and the Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development centers.
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Medical education is a key part of providing patient treatment and care. This includes everything from training medical students and residents to teaching the latest advances and treatments to the current generation of clinicians. Our faculty provide this education to a variety of audiences throughout the Duke University School of Medicine. We provide education to:
- Medical students, through pre-clinical and clinical education programs
- Internal medicine residents, through in-patient hospital medicine and outpatient ambulatory care
- Clinicians and faculty, through our master’s-level clinical research training programs
We also partner with other programs and schools within Duke, including the Duke Clinical Research Institute, the Durham VA Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care and the Duke University School of Nursing.
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L. Ebony Boulware, MD, MPH
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