Clinical/Service Elective Rotation

Overview

The application period for elective rotations for AY 21-22 (January 2022 – June 2022 only) has ended.

The Hubert-Yeargan Center for Global Health provides two-month Clinical/Service Elective Rotations for current Duke Residents in the following programs:

  • Medicine (PGY 2)
  • Pediatrics (PGY 2)
  • Med-Peds (PGY3)
  • Med-Psych (PGY 4)
  • Neurology (PGY 3)
  • Family Medicine (PGY 2)

Applications are accepted the fall prior to the academic year during which the rotations occur. Please Note: Due to COVID-19, eight week rotations for AY21-22 will be offered January 2022 or March 2022 ONLY.

These elective rotations provide a valuable and unique experience for our residents. Residents choose from a wide selection of global partner locations where they can provide clinical care to patients. Some locations only permit observation; however, many opportunities are available for residents to expand their teaching and lecturing skills.

How to Apply

Interested residents must provide:

  • A completed application,
  • A statement from your Program Director giving you permission to apply, and
  • A copy of your CV.

Email the required documents to hubert.yeargan@duke.edu date TBD Fall 2021

Placements are competitive and contingent upon the qualifications of the applicant and availability. We select residents for clinical/service rotations based on the following criteria:

  • Academic preparation and strength;
  • Evidence of maturity, responsibility, cultural sensitivity;
  • Significance of pursuing a global health opportunity to further career goals;
  • Preference for those who have demonstrated a commitment to global health issues, specifically in the developing world.

Have questions or need more information? Email us.