Will Bynum, Cerrone Cohen Named Co-Associate Program Directors of Family Medicine Residency

Monday, April 30, 2018
Will Bynum, M.D. (left) and Cerrone Cohen, M.D.

Effective June 1, Will Bynum, M.D., assistant professor of community and family medicine, and Cerrone Cohen, M.D., medical instructor of community and family medicine, will be co-associate program directors of the Duke Family Medicine Residency Program.

Bynum joined the department in October 2017 after serving seven years active duty in the U.S. Air Force, during which he completed his family medicine residency and was on faculty at National Capital Consortium Family Medicine Residency, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, Va. He graduated from University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 2010. Bynum’s primary academic interest focuses on how medical learners experience self-conscious emotion (shame, guilt and pride) as they progress through medical training.

Cohen joined the department in September 2015, after completing his family medicine and psychiatry residency at UC Davis Medical Center in 2015. He also served two years as a staff psychiatrist at Sacramento Mental Health Treatment Center. He graduated from Medical University of South Carolina in 2010. Cohen has worked with the residency for two years developing behavioral health curriculum, and his professional interests include primary care psychiatry, medical education and integrated care.

Bynum and Cohen take on the co-associate program director role as Donna Tuccero, M.D., assistant professor of community and family medicine, steps down. Tuccero was associate program director for the past four years.