Urology Residency Program News

An Inside Look at the COVID-19 Pandemic: Educational Program Coordinators

In the wake of the current pandemic, administrative team members had to quickly shift gears to a virtual work environment to ensure the safety of patients and frontline workers. The shift has greatly impacted the Program Coordinators and administrative staff of the Section’s education programs, who now are organizing some of the programs’ most important events of the year from afar.

Duke Surgery Holds 4th Annual Research Day

The Department of Surgery held its 4th Annual Research Day April 17. The department holds this event annually to advance its mission of improving patient care through research and training the next generation of surgeon–scientists. The event recognizes the accomplishments of fellows, residents, and students engaged in clinical or basic and translational research through the department.

Welcome New Duke Surgery Residents

We are excited to welcome our new residents to the Department of Surgery. Congratulations to all those who matched with us! We look forward to meeting you this summer.

Duke Surgery Ranks First Nationwide in NIH Funding

The Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research has released its 2018 rankings of NIH funding for basic and clinical science departments, revealing that Duke Surgery ranks highest nationwide with more than $30 million in funding committed to research.

Jason Chandrapal, MD, Selected as Feagin Scholar

The Feagin Leadership Program has selected Duke Urology Resident Jason Chandrapal, MD, as a 2018-2019 Scholar. This 10-month program focuses on leadership development through seminars, conferences, and workshops, as well as mentoring and training. The program aims to prepare scholars to serve as physician leaders and catalysts of medical education transformation. Congratulations to Dr. Chandrapal!