DCI Members Graduate from Duke Clinical Leadership Program 2021

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Steve Melton, MD, Anesthesiology; Joe Minchew, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery; Lake Morrison, MD, Medicine; Manisha Palta, MD, Radiation Oncology
On June 24, 28 School of Medicine and Duke Health faculty graduated from the 2021 Duke Clinical Leadership Program. Run by the School of Medicine Office for Faculty, the program aim is to increase leadership capacity within Duke Health.

Program fellows were assigned to one of four institutional projects sponsored by Duke Health leaders. Group work and project deliverables were evaluated by a selection committee and the highest rated team was presented with the annual Thomas Gorrie Clinical Leadership Impact Award.

The winning team’s project focused on improving wayfinding at DUHS in order to enhance the patient experience. Group members were Adam Devore, MD (Medicine), Jay Doss, MD (Medicine), Steve Melton, MD (Anesthesiology), Manisha Palta, MD (Radiation Oncology), Lisa Parnell, MD (Pediatrics), Tara Spector, MD (Medicine), and Julius Wilder, MD, PhD (Medicine).

Other participants connected with oncology include: Russel Kahmke, MD; Marvaretta Stevenson, MD; Robin Hardie-Hood, MD; Tina Tailor, MD. 

LEARN MORE about the program from the Duke University School of Medicine