Office for Physician-Scientist Development (OPSD)

Duke University School of Medicine is committed to fostering a community of successful physician-scientist scholars and mentors.

OPSD is delighted to serve as a central resource for Duke physician-scientists, students and trainees to leverage research and career support programs across the institution. All 16 clinical departments within the Duke School of Medicine have joined us in our mission. From education and professional development to career mentorship and funding opportunities, we are excited to be national leaders in physician-scientist development. 

Consider all that Duke has to offer—and join our physician-scientist community!

What We Offer

  • Education & Professional Development Programs

  • Integrated Research & Clinical Training

  • Scholarship & Research Funding

  • Concierge Mentorship

  • Community

OPSD Leadership

Rasheed Adebayo Gbadegesin
Wilburt C. Davison Distinguished Professor

Gowthami Morey Arepally
Professor of Medicine

David Guy Kirsch
Barbara Levine University Distinguished Professor

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