Perspective Magazine

Perspective 2021
Perspective is published annually and shared with friends and alumni of the Department of Family Medicine & Community Health. The publication highlights achievements from the previous year, keeping an eye toward the future and always with the perspective that people and communities come first.

Recent News

Second-year Duke medical students Nicola Young and Siera Lunn, have been selected for The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. They are two of just 29 graduate students nationally named as fellows for the class of 2023-2024.

During the pandemic, women aged 20-40 years old in the Southern United States experienced an increase in mental health challenges, tighter budgets, and a decrease in exercise, according to a recent study.

Duke University has awarded the Distinguished Professorship to Anthony Viera, MD, MPH, chair of the Department of Family Medicine & Community Health. He is the first member in the department’s history to earn this recognition.

The Physician Assistant Program in Duke’s Department of Family Medicine and Community Health is the top graduate medical training program of its kind in the country, according to rankings released by US News & World Report.