Department of Pharmacy

 

Duke University Hospital (DUH) is an academic learning center and serves as the flagship for the Health System. In addition to Duke Hospital, Duke University Health System (DUHS) includes two community hospitals, Durham Regional Hospital and Duke Health Raleigh Hospital, as well as affiliations with other hospitals in the region, community based primary care practices, home care, infusion services and hospice care.

A tertiary and quaternary care hospital, the 943-bed DUH is consistently rated as one of the top hospitals in the United States. It offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 31 operating rooms, one of 40 National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer centers, an Eye Center, the Duke Heart Center and the Children's Health Center. The facility also functions as a research hospital with a federally funded general clinical research unit where medical advances are achieved and applied, and as a teaching hospital for students of medicine, nursing, and the allied health sciences.

The Department of Pharmacy (DOP) at DUH provides a broad range of modern pharmacy services. Our mission is to care for patients by assuming responsibility for the medication use process. Research and education are integral parts of this process. Patient wellness is the endpoint and focus of our collective efforts. The DOP is comprised of approximately 240 full time employee positions, employing over 300 professionally and technically skilled individuals.