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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.

Quick Facts

  • 128

    Approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), we currently train 75 residents and 60 subspecialty fellows.

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  • 10

    Duke Children’s is ranked among the nation's finest in the 2017-18 U.S. News & World Report's Best Children's Hospitals rankings in all ten specialties.

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  • 2

    The Duke Department of Pediatrics is ranked second nationally on the list of NIH funding for pediatrics clinical science departments. 

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  • 50%

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

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  • 20

    Our department is composed of 20 divisions and programs, all actively engaged in research and dedicated to excellence in patient care and teaching.

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What People Are Saying

  • 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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