How to Apply

DPRS welcomes applications from individuals from a diverse range of research backgrounds, including those with little or no formal research experience interested in expanding the research component of their training to those with significant research accomplishments interested in further expanding their skill set. Ideal candidates will be committed and passionate about incorporating research as part of their careers.

For Residency

All DPRS applicants should use ERAS to apply to the standard categorical Pediatrics Residency Program at Duke.

For applicants interested in the Research Scholars Track (R38 & IRP Pathways): We offer two research track slots yearly as a parallel match with the categorical residency program, and applications go through a competitive review process. Applicants are requested to also apply to the Research Scholars Pathway on ERAS (NRMP Track No. 1529320C1) in addition to the categorical program (NRMP Track No. 1529320C0). All Pediatric Resident applicants invited for the Duke Pediatric Research Scholar interview day who match at Duke are automatically enrolled into the DPRS program.

For all current residents in the categorical track (including incoming interns interested in research): DPRS accepts rolling applications and will review applications submitted year round on a case-by-case basis. Interested applicants will need to email an NIH-style Biosketch (sample biosketch) along with a 1-page personal statement describing why they are interested in DPRS and how the program will benefit their future career plans to

For Subspecialty Fellowship

Incoming fellows should notify their fellowship director that they would like to apply to DPRS. Candidates should submit an NIH-style biosketch (sample biosketchand a 1-page cover letter explaining how DPRS will benefit their research and career plans to

Please note: DPRS accepts rolling applications and will review applications submitted year round on a case-by-case basis from both categorical residents and fellows spanning all years of their training.

See the following attachments below: