Who We Are
Duke Health conceptually integrates the Duke University School of Medicine, Duke-NUS Medical School, Duke University School of Nursing, Duke University Health System, Private Diagnostic Clinic (Duke physicians practice), and incorporates the health and health research programs within the Duke Global Health Institute as well as those in schools and centers across Duke University, including the Duke Robert J. Margolis Center for Health Policy.
Duke Health is committed to conducting innovative basic and clinical research, rapidly translating breakthrough discoveries to patient care and population health, providing a unique educational experience to future clinical and scientific leaders, improving the health of populations, and actively seeking policy and intervention-based solutions to complex global health challenges. Underlying these ambitions is a belief that Duke Health is a destination for outstanding people and a dedication to continually explore new ways to help our people grow, collaborate and succeed.
"Our ambitions at Duke Health are to define new models for delivering the highest quality patient-centered care, accelerating translatable research discoveries, and developing innovative educational paradigms to drive improved community health."
The Duke Health Organization
Duke University School of Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine is comprised of 15 clinical departments and seven basic science departments, 15 research centers and institutes, and is home to the Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy programs.
Duke University School of Nursing
Duke University School of Nursing is one of the top research nursing schools in the United States and has six research centers and institutes.
Duke University Health System
DUHS includes three hospitals, over 200 clinics, a number of clinical affiliate hospitals and a network of community hospitals that are part of Duke Lifepoint. While legally separate from DUHS, the Private Diagnostic Clinic serves as the physician practice organization.
Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore
Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore is focused on five signature research programs that are being addressed across seven research centers in seven research facilities.