Welcome new chief residents!

Duke.Chiefs.05Did you know this? In recognition of the important contributions to teaching, research and patient care, our Medicine Chief Residents receive academic appointments as “Medical Instructors” in the Division of General Internal Medicine. In fact, many former Chiefs fill our leadership ranks at Duke. [Tip: Dr. Oddone was a Duke Chief. We are #ProudtobeGIM]

The 2016-17 Medicine Chief Residents, pictured from left to right: Alyson McGhan, MD, Matthew Atkins, MD, Adam Banks, MD, and Aparna Swaminathan, MD.

Alyson McGhan, MD is chief resident for Duke University Hospital. After her year of chief resident she will return to her Duke Gastroenterology fellowship.

Adam Banks, MD is chief resident for the Durham VA Medical Center. Dr. Banks will return to his Duke cardiology fellowship after this year.

Aparna Swaminathan, MD is chief resident for ambulatory medicine in the various Duke Medicine outpatient clinics. She will return to her Duke fellowship in Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine

Matthew Atkins, MD is chief resident for quality and patient safety. In his career he plans to focus on health systems improvement and practice primary care.

Learn more from this DoM Residency page.

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