engineering students

Surviving on $2 a Day

March 27, 2008

Duke Engineering class learns about themselves and about poverty by trying to live for a week on $2 a day.

Dennis Clements Mulago Hospital

Duke Team Joins International Meeting about Healthcare Worker Shortage

March 11, 2008

In March, 2008, a team of faculty, staff and students from Duke traveled to Africa to attend the “First Global Forum on Human Resources for Healthcare” —the inaugural conference of the Global Healthcare Workforce Alliance (GHWA), which is an affiliate of the World Health Organization (WHO).  

Blue Jean Ball

Dining and Dancing for Women’s Health in Africa

February 18, 2008

The first annual Blue Jean Ball at Duke was a toe-tapping, tender-hearted success. The ball, organized by the Duke University Medical Center’s OB/GYN Department, raised money for the departments women’s health initiatives in East Africa.

inaugural class

Global Health Residency Program Announces Inaugural Class

February 17, 2008

The Hubert -Yeargan Center for Global Health and DGHI are proud to announce the selection of four candidates for the Duke Global Health Residency (GHR) inaugural class.  Candidates have been chosen from the Departments of Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Psychiatry, and Neurosurgery.

Duke Students Provide Care in Rural N.C.

February 11, 2008

Duke’s relationship with Fremont, N.C., goes back to the late 1980s, but 2007 marked a year of new beginnings for both the rural town and the Duke medical students who volunteer their time there. 

Duke Approves Global Health Residency

January 06, 2008

Beginning in the 2008-09 academic year, physicians who want extra training in international health will have a new option at Duke. The Hubert-Yeargan Center for Global Health (HYC) and the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) have been awarded Duke University Health System funding to begin a new global health residency training program. screenshot

Duke Partners with Peking University Health Science Center

September 19, 2007

In a historic effort by the leading academic health center and hospital network in China to begin integrating healthcare delivery and providing care for greater numbers of Chinese people, Peking University Health Science Center today entered into a strategic agreement with Duke Medicine to help guide them in this complex and essential transformation.


Duke-Singapore Graduate Medical School Opens

September 17, 2007

The inaugural class of 26 medical students at the Duke-National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School Singapore began classes Aug. 1, launching an ambitious education and research partnership that is unique for U.S. medical schools.