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Safe Kids North Carolina statewide award winners announced

June 26, 2020
Insurance Commissioner and Safe Kids N.C. Chair Mike Causey recently announced the winners of four Safe Kids North Carolina awards for outstanding work in providing service to keep kids and families safe in North Carolina. The Safe Kids North Carolina Outreach Initiative of the Year was awarded to...Read more

Celebrating our Senior Residents and Fellows

June 24, 2020
The 2020 Resident and Fellow graduation and awards ceremony was held during Grand Rounds on Tuesday, June 23. The Department of Pediatrics extends our congratulations and thanks to this talented group of physicians and scientists. We wish you the very best as you enter your specialty and hope you...Read more

Want to avoid another shutdown? Wear a mask, experts advise

June 22, 2020
If you’re in public and see someone wearing a mask, that person is doing it for your benefit. So return the favor. That was one of several themes to emerge Thursday from a media briefing featuring two Duke medical scholars with vast expertise in vaccines, immunology and the spread of infectious...Read more

Faculty Spotlight: Gregory Fleming, MD

June 19, 2020
This week's Faculty Spotlight shines on Gregory Fleming, MD, associate professor of pediatrics in the Division of Cardiology. Fleming talks to us about how he became interested in pediatric cardiology, his current interest in rotational angiography and three-dimensional fusion imaging in the cath...Read more

Five selected for Duke Improvement Science Leadership Course

June 12, 2020
The Duke Improvement Science Leadership Course (ISLC) is pleased to welcome its second cohort of participants who will begin the program in August 2020. The Improvement Science Leadership Course (ISLC) is a department-sponsored nine-month longitudinal series with didactic and experiential learning...Read more

Faculty and Staff Awards

June 11, 2020
Each year the Duke Department of Pediatrics recognizes the excellence of faculty and staff accomplishments through the presentation of faculty and staff awards. With these awards, we celebrate individuals who have demonstrated their commitment to learning, discovery, engagement, and leadership...Read more

In pandemic, experts offer ways to help vulnerable Hispanic communities

June 10, 2020
More resources and health protections are critical to protect Hispanic communities – many filled with essential workers – during the ongoing pandemic, three Duke health experts said Wednesday. These resources range from simple public health education targeting their communities to paid sick leave,...Read more

Faculty Spotlight: Trevor Burt, MD

June 5, 2020
This week's Faculty Spotlight shines on Trevor Burt, MD, associate professor of pediatrics in the Division of Neonatology. Burt talks to us about how he gravitated toward pediatrics early in med school – but was drawn to neonatology during his junior year of residency where he got to attend and...Read more

A whirlwind for a Duke doctor's dog after COVID-19 test

June 3, 2020
Winston the pug has always been a cuddly companion for Duke pediatrician Heather Seabury McLean and her family. He joined the family in 2018 as a playmate for the family’s other pug, who is 13. Now two-and-a-half years old, Winston is always quick to kiss faces and sit on laps. The comforting...Read more