Residency Program

Residency Program



The mission of the Duke Health System is to provide exceptional and innovative care to patients, families, and the community through the finest integration of clinical care, education, and research while respecting the needs of the human spirit. The academic mission of the Department of Pathology is an extension of this goal and...

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Welcome to the Pathology Residency Training Program at Duke University Medical Center, and thank you for your interest in our program.

Duke Health is a major provider of health care in North Carolina and in the Southeastern USA.  U.S. News consistently rates Duke University Hospital the top hospital in North Carolina and among the top twenty hospitals in the nation. The clinical, research and academic resources of the Medical Center and the Department of Pathology provide outstanding training opportunities in anatomic and clinical pathology. The educational experience in our AP/CP residency...

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Congratulations on your decision to pursue pathology as a career, and thank you for considering the pathology residency program at Duke University.

Duke Pathology strives to provide an outstanding residency experience that allows each resident to reach his or her maximum potential in a collegial and supportive environment. The anatomic and clinical pathology training program involves individual sign-out sessions with faculty; daily teaching conferences including didactic lectures, glass slide sessions, and journal clubs; research opportunities; and time for electives so residents can pursue their own individual interests. The goal of the residency program is to...

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Residency News & Information

Pakawat “Nick” Chongsathidkiet Returns to Duke for Neurosurgery Residency

May 04, 2022

We are so proud of our Alumnus, Pakawat "Nick" Chongsathidkiet, a graduate from Duke’s Pathology PhD Graduate...

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Residency Program Update

April 28, 2022

Thomas J. Cummings, MD , Residency Program Director, announced that Rex Bentley, MD , is stepping down as Associate...

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Welcome 2022 Chief Residents

April 07, 2022

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Megan Lee and Dr. Kristen Logan, who will serve as Chief Residents for the 2022-...

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Welcome 2022 Pathology Residents

March 21, 2022

Please join the Pathology Department in welcoming our Blue Devils 2022 Residency Match class.


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Celebrating our Residents and Fellows

February 22, 2022

Duke Pathology is grateful for our residents, fellows, program directors and coordinators, and celebrates them this...

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Thomas J. Cummings, MD

Thomas J. Cummings, MD

M351 Davison Bldg.
Erwin Road
Durham, NC 27710
Office: 919-684-6592


Debra Andersen, C-TAGME

Debra Andersen

Administrative Coordinator

Duke University Medical Center

DUMC  3712

Durham, NC 27710

Phone: 919-684-2070