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New and competing renewal awards for January 2018

February 15, 2018
The following are new and competing renewal awards made to faculty in the Department of Pediatrics through the month of November 2017. Please extend your congratulations to the following individuals. William Steinbach and Praveen Juvvadi (Infectious Diseases) have received an award from the...Read more

Celebration of Duke Microbiology

February 15, 2018
The Duke University School of Medicine will host a celebration honoring Duke Microbiology's achievement of being ranked No. 5 globally by US News and World Report. The reception will take place from 5-6:30 p.m. on Tues., Feb. 27 in the Great Hall of the Trent Semans Center. Hosts include: Joseph...Read more

2017 NIH rankings announced

February 14, 2018
We are pleased to announce that the Duke Department of Pediatrics has been ranked second nationally on the list of NIH research grant funding for pediatrics clinical science departments with a total of $44,160,504 for 2017. Notably, a number of our investigators were ranked among the top 50...Read more

Hospital music 'a reminder that there's life'

February 12, 2018
When William Dawson took over the Performing Arts program at Duke Hospital, he became the first full-time staff Musician in Residence and Semans/Byrd Performing Arts Coordinator. As a teacher, band director and international performer, Dawson understood the effect music could have on one’s mood and...Read more

Alumni Spotlight: Dmitry Tchapyjnikov, MD

February 12, 2018
Dmitry Tchapyjnikov, MD, has spent the past five years bouncing between his current home at the Department of Neurology, and the Department of Pediatrics, where he completed his residency in Child Neurology. In this week’s spotlight, the current clinical neurophysiology fellow discusses the...Read more

Annual Valentine's Day event celebrates parent caregivers

February 12, 2018
Parents of patients at Duke Children's Hospital and Health Center will get a special Valentine's Day treat this week. For more than a decade, staff from the Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant's (PBMT) Family Support Group have made it an annual tradition to serve a special holiday dinner for parents...Read more

Championing diversity and inclusion

February 9, 2018
The Duke Child and Adolescent Gender Care Team has been selected to receive an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Award (EDI) on February 20, 2018, at the Samuel DuBois Cook Society Awards Dinner at the Washington Duke Inn. Winners are automatically nominated for the Duke Blue Ribbon Award for...Read more

Teens and technology: managing cell phone and social media usage

February 6, 2018
It happened insidiously in my household. The cell phone was purchased in middle school, allowing me to get in touch with my pre-teen, particularly since she spends time in two households. And I’ll be honest, it allowed me track her whereabouts. But suddenly I found this child of mine making music...Read more

North Carolina Pediatric Society Update

January 30, 2018
NC Peds held their Winter Open Forum on January 27, 2018 at the Pinehurst Resort. The day-long event included updates regarding new lead screening and management standards, newborn screening for SCID, Medicaid reform, asthma and truancy, and the approach of NC Department of Health and Human...Read more

Terrell announced as semifinalist for Pediatric Quality Award

January 25, 2018
Every two years, the Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) Pediatric Quality Award (PQA) is given to honor outstanding quality improvement work accomplished in children's hospitals. The award specifically recognizes strategies that have successfully changed clinical care, transformed care delivery...Read more

A Year in Review: The Faculty Workplace Project

January 23, 2018
Simply put, we created this project to learn more about our workplace and how to make it better. We want to share with you what we have accomplished together, what we have learned, and where we hope to focus our efforts in 2018. Key Accomplishments in 2017 Survey: 91% of clinical faculty...Read more