How to Apply

Qualified candidates will need to provide:

  • Current CV
  • Letter of intent
  • 3 current letters of reference

Qualified candidates must have completed the American Board of Thoracic Surgery case requirements (or foreign equivalent), be board certified (or board eligible), and be eligible for full NC State Licensure.


We offer interviews to potential candidates on two dates in September for a position that will be available in July, the following year. Candidates will also acquire full licensure in the State of North Carolina. The application deadline is September 1 annually. 

Travel and Hotel Information

We recommend flying into Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU), which is about a 25-minute drive to Duke University Hospital. 

Durham also has an Amtrak station if you prefer the train. The train station is located in downtown Durham, a little more than two miles from Duke University Hospital.

Many hotels are located near Duke University Hospital and some offer special rates for Duke visitors. See nearby lodging options.

Contact Us

For more information, contact: 

Gretchen Lynch, C-TAGME
Residency Program Coordinator
Office: (919) 613-5069