Laura Calvo, MD

Laura Calvo, MD

Start Year: 2022


Narragansett, RI

Where did you attend medical school?
Universidad Nuestra Señora de La Paz in La Paz, Bolivia

Where did you complete your residency?
Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas

Who is your mentor?
Dr. Kamlesh Athavale

What are your research and career interests?
Not decided yet, something related to NEC/human milk/nutrition and growth. Strong interest in quality improvement.

Reflections on the Duke program

What were you looking for in a fellowship program?
A place that allowed enough autonomy to gain confidence in clinical decision making and skills, as well as a cordial and positive work environment.

What are the strengths of the Duke program?
Incredible research opportunities and resources, amount of autonomy granted to fellows (no in-house attending at night).

About Duke University and Durham

What’s your favorite part about living in Durham and the Triangle?
Beautiful parks and lots to do with my family (Duke Gardens, Museum of Life and Science, DPAC) as well as amazing food options!

Personal interests

What do you like to do outside of work?
Take my kids to parks, museums, walk my dog.