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Having the talk about race and racism with our children

July 13, 2020
“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” Hebrews 11:1 (NKJV) This is one of my favorite verses in the Bible. As a parent it is also my wish for my 5-year-old son. I have faith that everything I hope for, everything that I do not currently see in this...Read more

Q&A: Why does a child-centered response to COVID-19 matter?

July 13, 2020
EdNC spoke with Dr. Sallie Permar, director of the Children’s Health and Discovery Initiative at Duke University Medical School, about the coronavirus pandemic’s impacts on children and children’s role in policy and research as North Carolina reopens. Dr. Permar, who is also a professor of...Read more

New Pediatrics Fellows and Subspecialty Residents (2020 - 2021)

July 10, 2020
Welcome to our newest group of fellows and subspecialty residents to the Department of Pediatrics! The Duke Department of Pediatrics fellowship programs are designed to provide outstanding training to prepare our fellows to excel as superb clinicians, skilled researchers, excellent teachers and...Read more

New Pediatrics and Medicine-Pediatrics Residents (2020-2021)

July 10, 2020
Welcome to our newest group of residents to the Department of Pediatrics! The Department of Pediatrics has a sincere and long-standing commitment to the recruitment, retention, and development of a diverse group of faculty and trainees. We attract a wide range of residents from national and...Read more

Welcome new Pediatrics faculty members

July 10, 2020
​Welcome to the newest faculty members of the Department of Pediatrics! We are fortunate to welcome eight new primary faculty members and four clinical associates this academic year, whose diverse areas of expertise will build upon the remarkable dedication to excellence in clinical care, education...Read more

New and competing renewal awards for May 2020

July 8, 2020
The following are new and competing renewal awards made to faculty in the Department of Pediatrics through the month of May 2020. Please extend your congratulations to the following individuals. Danny Benjamin, MD, PhD (Infectious Diseases) and Kanecia Zimmerman, MD (Critical Care Medicine)...Read more

Wong receives Nemours Child Health Services Research Award

July 8, 2020
Charlene Wong, MD, MSHP , recently received the Nemours Child Health Services Research Award, which recognizes the scientific work of emerging scholars in the field of child health services research--particularly research on quality improvement of pediatric health services. The award will be...Read more

Faculty Spotlight: Michael J. Smith, MD

July 3, 2020
Michael J. Smith, MD, MSCE , decided to focus on pediatric infectious diseases following an elective during his residency. To this day, antibiotics and vaccines continue to be the focus of his research interests. In this week’s Faculty Spotlight, Smith talks to us about his clinical...Read more

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

Faculty Awards 2020

June 16, 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