Black History Month: Pushing Diversity in Medicine

As one of the first Black students to attend Duke University, Dr. Brenda Armstrong helped organize the Allen Building Takeover in 1969 before becoming the second Black woman in the United States to be a board-certified pediatric cardiologist.

Landstrom wins grant for Single Ventricle Research

Andrew Landstrom, MD, PhD, an associate professor of pediatrics in the Division of Cardiology and assistant professor of cell biology, has received a Single Ventricle Research Fund (SVRF) from the nonprofit foundation Additional Ventures.

Announcing 2022 ADVANCE-UP Scholars

The School of Medicine Office for Faculty is pleased to announce​ the 2022 ADVANCE-UP Scholars, including McAllister Windom, MD, Clinical Associate in the Department of Pediatrics in the Division of Cardiology!

Duke Children's recognized for cardiomyopathy care quality

Duke Children's Hospital has been named a Center of Care by the Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF), a national nonprofit committed to improving the health outcomes and quality of life for children with cardiomyopathy.

CVD genetic testing in children presents unique challenges, needs individualized approach

Cardiovascular genetic testing in children presents unique challenges, requiring pre- and post-test counseling with an individualized approach for families, ideally with the involvement of a specialized interdisciplinary team, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement published today in the Association’s journal Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine.

Faculty Spotlight: Michael G.W. Camitta, MD

This week’s Faculty Spotlight shines on pediatric cardiologist Michael Camitta, MD. Camitta talks to us about how he first became interested in pediatric cardiology as an intern at Duke where he worked with his first research mentor who later became his mother-in-law(!); his insights into the current challenges and opportunities in the field of pediatric cardiology, specifically developing new ways to use technology; and the knowledge he gained from his most significant mentor, Dr. J. Rene Herlong.