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December 16, 2020

December Faculty Recognition

Dan G. Blazer III, MD Chief, Section of Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery Associate Professor of Surgery Division of Surgical Oncology Elected into the Southern Surgical Association. Founded in 1887, the association has dedicated itself to disseminating research and improving surgical techniques,...Read more
November 24, 2020

November Faculty Recognition

Krista L. Haines, MA, DO Assistant Professor of Surgery Division of Trauma, Acute, and Critical Care Surgery Received a major clinical trial award with Paul E. Wischmeyer, MD, Department of Anesthesiology, for "Metabolic Cart-Guided Early Parenteral Nutrition and Structured Nutrition Pathway in...Read more
November 13, 2020

Faculty Highlight: Dr. Sreeja Natesan

Below is a video of Sreeja Natesan, MD , being interviewed about her abstract focusing on feedback and how the tool her team is creating can help them assess the quality of feedback given to the residents. Previous Article Newsletter Home Next ArticleRead more
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November 13, 2020

Dr. Harajeshwar Kohli on "Triangle White Coats for Black Lives" Protest

Photo above: Dr. Harajeshwar Kohli with community members at the "Triangle White Coats for Black Lives Matter" Protest On June 6, 2020 the “Triangle White Coats for Black Lives Matter” protest was held in downtown Durham, with several Duke Emergency Medicine members in attendance. While not a Duke-...Read more
November 13, 2020

Duke Emergency Medicine COVID-19 Research Response

Photo above: Scientist performing tests in the laboratory In March 2020, it became apparent that the United States was going to be facing a new pandemic illness with no specific, proven treatments. The novelty of the SARS-CoV-2 virus meant that even the most experienced clinicians could not...Read more
November 13, 2020

Dr. Erin Leiman on Interprofessional Education

Photo above: Faculty providing patient care at Duke's Interprofessional Education Clinic Dr. Erin Leiman is the co-medical director for Duke’s Interprofessional Education (IPE) Clinic and the assistant director representing the MD program for the Duke Health Center for Interprofessional Education...Read more
November 13, 2020

Clinical Research Studies Continue in Duke Emergency Medicine

Photo above: Group picture of the Influence of Cooling Duration on Efficacy in Cardiac Arrest Patients (ICECAP) meeting As the summer wore on, the Duke University School of Medicine cautiously started reopening clinical research studies following its shutdown due to the pandemic. After installing...Read more
November 13, 2020

Emergency Medicine Receives Grant to Research New Pain Treatment

Photo above: Graphic of the NIH Heal Initiative As part of the National Institutes of Health's Helping to End Addiction Long-term Initiative (NIH HEAL Initiative), Duke Emergency Medicine received a U24 grant to conduct clinical research to find new non-addictive treatments for pain. Overall, the...Read more
November 13, 2020

Q&A with Emergency Medicine Alum: Dr. Emily Damuth

Photo above: Dr. Emily Damuth in the Intensive Care Unit at Camden, New Jersey Besides being a bedside clinician, what is your role/title/position? I work half time in the emergency department and in a mixed medical-surgical intensive care unit. I am an assistant professor of medicine as well as...Read more
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October 26, 2020

October Faculty Recognition

Alexander C. Allori, MD Assistant Professor of Surgery Division of Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery Received a Duke-NUS grant along with Dr. James Mok (Duke-NUS) to help onboard SingHealth into the expanding multi-center ACCQUIREnet longitudinal cleft registry developed by Dr. Allori...Read more
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October 26, 2020

October Resident Recognition

Brian Gilmore, MD General Surgery Resident Received the Professionalism Award for House Staff as voted on by second-year medical students in the Clinical Skills Foundation course. Oliver Jawitz, MD General Surgery Resident Invited to join the Editorial Board of The Journal of Thoracic and...Read more
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October 8, 2020

Q&A with Daniel Guerrón, MD, Metabolic Weight Loss Surgeon

Dr. Guerrón, second from the right, with research fellows in the OR From September 15 to October 15, the United States observes National Hispanic Heritage Month, which celebrates the positive contributions of Hispanic Americans to the nation’s achievements, culture, and history. In honor of the...Read more
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October 1, 2020

Black Voices in Healthcare: Hadiza S. Kazaure, MD, New Faculty Member

This piece is part of a series featuring Black voices from the surgical and emergency medicine communities at Duke. About Dr. Hadiza Kazaure Dr. Kazaure was born in Nigeria and moved to the United States to attend college. She received a bachelor of science at Temple University, followed by medical...Read more