Elizabeth Heyward, MD

Elizabeth Heyward, MD

Start Year: 2021


Charleston, SC 

Where did you attend medical school?
Medical University of South Carolina

Where did you complete your residency?
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Who is your mentor?
Dr. Rachel Greenberg

What are your research and career interests?
I'm interested in health disparities and health equity research. I would like to be involved with medical education and diversity recruitment.

Reflections on the Duke program

What were you looking for in a fellowship program?
I was looking for a supportive program that would allow me to progress clinically as well as support my research interests.

What are the strengths of the Duke program?
Duke has a lot of research opportunities not only in the neonatology department but in the entire pediatrics department.

About Duke University and Durham

What’s your favorite part about living in Durham and the Triangle?
I love the weather and the variety of restaurants.

Personal interests

What do you like to do outside of work?
I enjoy working out and hanging out with friends.

Publications or Presentations

  • Heyward E, Clark R, Smith P, Benjamin D, Ahmad A, Blackwell C, Greenberg R. Trends in COVID-19 Diagnoses and Outcomes in Hospitalized Infants. Pediatric Academic Society Meeting, Denver, CO, 2022, Poster Presentation