About Duke, Duke Health and Durham

Why Choose Duke?

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Duke offers unique opportunities to engage in global health and community service, as well as world-class research in women’s health. Trainees are also encouraged to become involved in advocacy on a local, state and national level. Duke is proud to have been named a Forbes "Best Employer for Women" in 2023 and was named one of “America’s Greatest Workplaces for Parents and Families" in 2023 by Newsweek magazine. In 2024, Duke was ranked among "America's Best Employers for Diversity" by Forbes.

Take a Virtual Tour of the Duke Medical Campus

Our virtual tour lets you explore our campus and see our research, health care and education facilities.

Duke Medical Campus

Get To Know Durham

Durham is at the apex of North Carolina’s famed Research Triangle, an area formed by Duke University, North Carolina State University in Raleigh (20 miles from Duke) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (11 miles from Duke). Durham is also close to the coast and the mountains.

More about Durham and the Triangle:


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Video: We ❤️ Durham
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Video: Do Durham