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Joshua Watson, MD

House Staff
Start Year: 
Georgetown University
Medical School: 
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Trauma/acute care
  • Global surgery

What were you looking for in a residency program?

  • High case volume and case complexity

What are the strengths of the Duke program?

  • Co-residents
  • Case volume and complexity
  • Community and academic settings
  • Research time

What advice do you have for incoming interns?

Learn to take care of patients but also learn the inner-workings of the hospital. Learn from the patients, nursing staff, EVS, and all the other Allied Health professionals.

What do you like best about living in Durham and the Triangle?

  • Cost of living
  • Outdoor activities
  • Restaurants
  • Proximity to mountains and beaches

What do you like to do outside of Duke?

Read, run, swim, spend time with friends and family

Honors and Awards

  • Appleseed Teaching Award