Dr. Jennifer Duncan Named Director of Wellness for Graduate Medical Education

Dr. Duncan will begin her new role as of October 1, 2019. Dr. Duncan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and is the Program Director for the Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago School of Medicine and Pediatric residency and completed her fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Duncan joined the Washington University Department of Pediatrics in 2004 and has held a wide variety of educational leadership positions in the Department. At a national level, she has served on the AAMC Graduate Women in Medicine and Science Project Development Subcommittee, the Association of Pediatric Program Directors Fellowship Executive Committee and the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties. She was recently awarded a Loeb Teaching Fellowship for 2019-2021 to develop an innovative curriculum to enhance professionalism, communication, leadership and scholarly activities as well as the career-track specific development needs of fellows. Dr. Duncan has been passionate about trainee career development and views wellbeing as an integral component of professional development. She is excited to take on this new role and lead the development of initiatives that support the mental and physical health needs of our trainees as well as promote strategies for life-long professional fulfillment.