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Ashley Stark, MD

Start Year: 
2018

 

Basics

Hometown
Novato, CA

Where did you attend college/university?
University of California, Davis

Where did you attend medical school?
Georgetown University

Reflections on the Duke program

What were you looking for in a residency program?
Sense of community and teamwork. You can be at the best program in the world but if you're not in a supportive environment where people work together, you won't be the best resident and doctor you can be. Medicine is a team sport!

What are the strengths of the Duke program?
Everyone is incredibly friendly From interpreters to nurses to residents and attendings...everyone works as a team! Before our intern year even started, our class was already getting together for drinks, kayaking, and hiking. It was then I realized I had made the right decision to come to Duke!

About Duke and Durham

What's best about living in Durham and the Triangle?
Food here is incredible (and that's coming from someone who lived in SF). Plenty of breweries to check out.

Personal interests

What do you like to do outside of work?
Yoga- certified yoga instructor! Reading- belong to Book of the Month Club Watching Parks and Rec for the sixth time.