Duke Anesthesiology’s Residency Program is once again recognized as one of the top ten programs in the nation, coming in at number six in the latest Doximity Poll (in collaboration with U.S. News & World Report).
Based on a nationwide survey of physicians board-certified in anesthesiology, our residency program is recognized for its quality of clinical training. Last year, nearly 3 out of 4 medical students (in their fourth year) used Doximity to discover programs.
Chris KeithResidency Program Ranks #6 in the Nation
Dr. Privratsky was selected for membership in The Robert J. Lefkowitz Society based on his track record of success in biomedical research and his commitment to a future as a physician-scientist in academic medicine. As a member of the Lefkowitz Society, Dr. Privratsky will be given priority for selection into the fellowship training program of his choice and priority consideration for the Chair’s Research Award, among other benefits.
The society engages 5-10 new members each year. It selects Duke internal medicine post-graduate trainees with either an MD or MD/PhD and a significant interest in pursuing a research-intensive academic career. The Lefkowitz Society is named for Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD, professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology and recipient of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2012. In his 40 years as a Duke researcher, Dr. Lefkowitz mentored more than 200 trainees.
Chris KeithJamie Privratsky, MD, Nominated to the Robert J. Lefkowitz Society
Dr. Mike Olympio of Wake Forest Baptist Health stopped by Duke to show residents how to use one of the newest anesthesia machines, the Asys CS2.
During the workshop, Dr. Olympio provided a hands-on demonstration of the new model which was recently installed at Duke. Dr. Olympio specializes in ventilator technology. His teaching sessions are famous for explaining anesthesia machines and providing valuable tips on how to manage challenging situations in the operating room. The teaching session, on July 25, was geared specifically to residents but all learners were welcome.
Thank you to Dr. Olympio for providing an up-close look at this new technology!
The resident graduating class of 2015 enjoyed, despite the oppressive heat outdoors, a cool, lively and festive graduation celebration at Hope Valley Country Club on Saturday, June 13. Over 160 residents, family members, friends, faculty, and staff were in attendance.
Chris KeithCongratulations to the Resident Graduate Class of 2015!