The role of a faculty member is a complex, multidimensional one that requires participation in scholarly/research endeavors, clinical practice, teaching and service. Duke University is known as an exceptional research institution, and its faculty are leading cutting-edge initiatives to transform the practice of health care. Enhanced preparation of faculty for our roles as teachers is a vital part of that mission.
As teachers, faculty are in the pivotal position of having a tremendous influence on the future development of their professions. Therefore the vital importance of pursuing excellence in our educational offerings cannot be overstated.