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Emergency Medicine Residency Program

Since 2002, the Duke Emergency Medicine Residency Training Program has provided trainees the knowledge and clinical skills to excel as an emergency physician in any setting. Our dedicated team works tirelessly to accomplish our core values of outstanding patient care, cutting edge graduate medical training, research innovation, service, and leadership. 

Our faculty include multiple recipients of the ACEP National Emergency Medicine Faculty Teaching Award, multiple recipients of the Council of Residency Directors Faculty Teaching Award, many world-class researchers, and a past president of the North Carolina College of Emergency Physicians. Our amazing residents provide the leadership and peer-to-peer teaching that propel the program to new heights.

Hear from Dr. Allan D. Kirk about the department's educational mission.

Learn more about the amazing people of Duke Emergency Medicine.

Meet Our People

Get to know our faculty and residents in several video interviews. Learn more about why residents chose Duke Emergency Medicine for their residency training, how the program prepares residents for successful careers in Emergency Medicine, and what life is like living in Durham, North Carolina.

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Current Residents

Hear from our current Emergency Medicine residents about their clinical and research interests, the strengths of the Duke Emergency Medicine Residency Program, and their hobbies and activities outside the Emergency Department in Durham, North Carolina.

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Resident Experience

Our residents represent all regions of the U.S. and are leaders in our department, running the clinical teams, teaching each other and medical students, participating in administrative committees that continually improve our delivery of emergency medical care, and contributing to research that advances knowledge in our field.

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Resident Research

The Emergency Medicine Residency Program provides a wealth of research opportunities for residents interested in improving emergency care on a global scale. Learn more about research in acute care, global health, ultrasound, and robotics in the Duke Acute Care Technology Laboratory.

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