Skip to main content


E.g., 2021-01-27
E.g., 2021-01-27

Steinbach named Vice Chair of Research

January 22, 2021
William J. Steinbach, MD, was recently named the new Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Pediatrics, effective March 1, 2021. Steinbach came to Duke in 2001 for his fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases and joined the faculty in 2004. He is currently the chief of the Division of...Read more

New and competing renewal awards for December 2020

January 15, 2021
The following are new and competing renewal awards made to faculty in the Department of Pediatrics for the month of December 2020. Matthew Kelly, MD, MPH (Infectious Diseases) received an award from Merck in the amount of $251,603 for a project entitled Gene Expression Profiling of Children with...Read more

Three Pediatrics faculty named ADVANCE-UP Scholars

January 15, 2021
Three faculty from the Department of Pediatrics have been named by the School of Medicine Office for Faculty as 2021 ADVANCE-UP Scholars. ADVANCE-UP (Academic DeVelopment Advocacy Networking, Coaching and Education for Underrepresented Populations) is a year-long program that provides in-depth...Read more

2021 ALICE Program cohort named

January 15, 2021
Three faculty from the Department of Pediatrics have been selected for the School of Medicine Office for Faculty's 2021 ALICE Program. The ALICE (Academic Leadership, Innovation, and Collaborative Engagement) Program is a yearlong leadership development program for mid-career women faculty in...Read more

Faculty Spotlight: Joanna Maria Robles, MD

January 15, 2021
This week’s faculty spotlight shines on Joanna Robles, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Hematology-Oncology. Robles talks to us about how she became interested in pursuing pediatric hematology-oncology as well as her perceptions of the biggest challenges and opportunities in...Read more

Updated priority distribution for COVID-19 vaccinations

January 14, 2021
Dear Faculty, Staff and Students, Today, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced changes to the criteria for priority distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine to include individuals 65 years of age or older in Group 2. In addition, DHHS announced a modification to Group 1 to...Read more

Pediatric Residency Program Director: Request for Applications

January 8, 2021
The Department of Pediatrics in the Duke University School of Medicine is seeking a full-time, regular rank faculty member at the Associate Professor level or above to serve as Pediatric Residency Program Director. Overview The Duke Department of Pediatrics, part of the world-renowned Duke...Read more

Das named Director of Undergraduate Medical Student Education

January 8, 2021
Kathleen McGann, MD, vice chair of education, recently announced the appointment of Samrat Das, MBBS , as director of undergraduate medical student education in the Department of Pediatrics, effective February 1, 2021. In this position, Dr. Das will be responsible for the educational program for...Read more

Resident Spotlight: Kayli Kishel, MD

January 7, 2021
For Kayli Kishel, MD, no two days are alike. As a child neurology resident, she is spending her year in adult neurology learning about and treating patients with stroke, dementia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and other conditions. For this week’s “spotlight” interview, Kishel talks to us...Read more

New Pediatrics Fellows (2021-2022)

December 29, 2020
The Duke Department of Pediatrics fellowship programs are designed to provide outstanding training to prepare our fellows to excel as sub-specialty clinicians, researchers, and teachers within the field of pediatrics. The department currently trains fellows in a wide variety of sub-specialty...Read more