Program Details

The Physician Assistant Emergency Medicine Residency Program is a 12-month intensive clinical training and educational program administered by the Department of Emergency Medicine.

You will be a member of our emergency medicine team, working with and learning from our faculty, emergency medicine residents, and advanced practice providers. This close collaboration will give you the guidance and hands-on experience you need to become a both a competent clinician as well as a physician assistant leader in the demanding field of emergency medicine.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate from Duke University Medical Center and Duke Department of Emergency Medicine.


A competitive stipend will be offered in addition to the following:

  • Professional liability insurance
  • $75,000 group term life insurance
  • Two white lab coats
  • Two weeks paid vacation

Additional benefits offered:  

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short term disability insurance
  • Long term disability insurance
  • Prescription drug program
  • Reimbursement accounts for health care and child care
  • Retirement program
  • 3 sets of scrubs
  • Free parking
  • Overnight shift food voucher
  • One week CME
  • CME allowance

Program Director

Ashley Britt, PA-C