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Pediatrics Residency

Betty StaplesWelcome

The Pediatric Residency Program at Duke provides an environment that promotes the competencies and skills needed to practice excellent general pediatrics in the community. Our pediatric residents also receive broad exposure managing diverse pathologic conditions through active participation in pediatric subspecialty care. The pediatric residency is in full accord with all requirements of the Accreditation Committee on Graduate Medical Education. Graduates of the program meet all eligibility requirements of the American Board of Pediatrics to sit for the Certifying Examination in General Pediatrics. 

Betty Staples, MD
Pediatric Residency Program Director

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Mission Statement

We strive to be a national leader in the training of outstanding pediatricians with diverse backgrounds and interests in a supportive and innovative environment.

Our Values

Study, Train, Live at Duke in Durham

As you consider all of the reasons for choosing a place to study and train, you come to realize that you are entering a world where becoming a doctor and making a life are inseparable. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke University offers top-rated medical education and residency training programs and a quality of life second to none.

Diversity and Inclusion

At the Duke Department of Pediatrics, we believe that diversity and inclusion are key drivers of institutional excellence that can accelerate our ability to innovate and solve complex problems. The department is committed to developing and implementing strategies to foster a culture of inclusion in which highly qualified students, faculty and staff from diverse talent pools experience a genuine sense of belonging, engagement and achievement.  

The Duke University School of Medicine has been nationally recognized for its commitment to diversity and inclusion. Watch this short video to learn more about this commitment.

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For questions or additional information, please contact:

Scott Heflin
Program Coordinator
Box 3127 DUMC
Durham, NC 27710