The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health in the Duke University School of Medicine is a diverse, robust, interdisciplinary academic department with programs focused on education and training, patient care and community health, consultations and collaborations, and research and scholarship. The department is home to the Number 1-ranked Duke Physician Assistant Program and the Top 10-ranked Duke Family Medicine Residency Program. In all that we do, remembering that people and communities come first helps us put things in perspective.
For more than two years, Fred Johnson, MBA, assistant professor of the practice, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, has led an effort to raise awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) across Durham, N.C., and at Duke Univ
Effective Dec. 5, 2019, Hunter Spotts, M.D., assumed the role of medical director of student health. He has been a provider at Duke Student Health since 2015 and served as Interim Medical Director beginning July 1, 2019.