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  • Advocating for children in our daily endeavors

  • Educating future leaders in pediatric medicine

  • Providing world-class pediatric patient care

  • Advancing new discoveries in children’s health

Duke Department of Pediatrics

We are dedicated to improving the health of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults through world-class patient care, innovative medical education, groundbreaking research, and pediatric advocacy, achieving these goals in a diverse and inclusive environment.

The Duke Difference

Our commitment to excellence, innovation and leadership is what sets us apart.

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    Approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), we currently train 72 residents and 65 subspecialty fellows.

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    We are allied with Duke Children’s, ranked among the nation's finest in the 2016-17 U.S. News & World Report's Best Children’s Hospitals survey. 

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    Among our residents, approximately half assume positions in primary care, and half pursue careers in academic medicine.

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  • 18

    Our department is composed of 18 divisions, all actively engaged in research and dedicated to excellence in patient care and teaching.

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I chose Duke because of the great camaraderie between residents, enthusiasm for teaching among the faculty, vast opportunities for cutting edge research, and diverse spectrum of patients that come to Duke for care.

- Agnes Chao, Pediatrics Resident

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