Duke University Hospital (DUH) is an academic medical center and serves as the flagship of Duke University Health System (DUHS), which includes two community hospitals, Duke Regional Hospital and Duke 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 facility, Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the top hospitals in the United States. It offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including the newly built Duke Central Tower, the Duke Medical Pavilion, a Level 1 regional emergency/trauma center, an extensive complement of major surgery suites, a comprehensive cancer center recognized as one of 40 National Cancer Institute's across the country, 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 300 full time employee positions, employing over 450 professionally and technically skilled individuals.