How to Apply

For Duke Clinical Fellows

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Thank you for your interest in our DCRI Fellowship Program! Below you will find information about the timeline for applying, required materials, and contact information for our Program Coordinator, June Clement.


Applications must be jointly developed by the applicant and his or her primary research mentor (DCRI faculty) and should detail the funding arrangement, didactic training, and research plan for each fellow. The research mentor must approve the final application before submission. Submit your application and accompanying documents (e.g., CV) via email by March 1 to:

All applications will be reviewed by the DCRI Fellowship Program Leadership.

For Outside Applicants

There are no funded positions available in the DCRI Fellowship Program for outside applicants who are not currently enrolled in a clinical training fellowship at Duke University Medical Center.

However, further discussions can be held regarding opportunities for training in the DCRI Fellowship Program if an applicant can meet all of the following requirements:

  • The applicant has confirmed external funding to fully cover both salary and benefits.
  • The applicant is fluent in English (including an immersion experience of at least a few months in an English-speaking country, for those for whom English is not the first language).
  • The applicant has had prior experience in clinical research activities.
  • The applicant has a committed training or faculty position from the sponsoring institution following a potential research fellowship at the DCRI.
  • The applicant has communicated with and received approval for mentorship from a DCRI faculty member.
  • The applicant must have completed an MD/PHD training program and is currently a trainee or in a role as a junior faculty member who completed training within 2 years or less.

If all of these requirements are met, outside applicants who are interested in a DCRI research fellowship position should contact June Clement for more information.

For more information, please contact:

June Clement
DCRI Fellowship Program Coordinator
Phone: 919-668-8596