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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

Quality improvement is integral part of neonatal ICU

December 15, 2020
From a landmark quality improvement project led by Duke neonatologist David T. H. Tanaka, MD , in the early 2000s that led to implementation of bar coding in Duke’s pharmacies and a drastic reduction of adverse events from medication mixing errors, to today’s ongoing projects involving infection...Read more

Faculty Spotlight: John Lynch Lyles, MD

December 11, 2020
This week’s faculty spotlight shines on John Lyles, MD, clinical associate in the Department of Pediatrics in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Lyles talks to us about how he became interested in medicine, particularly pediatric gastroenterology, and the challenges in...Read more

Business NC releases Top Doctors list for 2020

December 10, 2020
Annually, Lakewood, Colorado-based DataJoe asks doctors to identify specialists they think are the best in their fields. We recognize that there are many good doctors who are not shown in this representative list. This is only a sampling of the huge array of talented professionals within the region...Read more

New and competing renewal awards for November 2020

December 8, 2020
The following are new and competing renewal awards made to faculty in the Department of Pediatrics for the month of November 2020. Kaveh Ardalan, MD (Rheumatology) received an award from Cure JM Foundation in the amount of $40,000 for a project entitled” Vamorolone in Juvenile Autoimmune Myositis...Read more

Becker, Perrin and Smith elected to American Pediatric Society (APS)

December 2, 2020
The American Pediatric Society (APS) recently announced 55 new members, including Mara Becker, MD, MSCE , associate professor of pediatrics (Rheumatology), Eliana Perrin, MD, MPH , professor of pediatrics (Primary Care) and P. Brian Smith, MD, MPH, MHS , professor of pediatrics (Neonatology,...Read more