Diana McNeill is Professor of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina . She was the program director of the Duke Internal Medicine Residency program from 2001-2011 and became the inaugural Director of Duke AHEAD (Academy of Health Professions Education and Academic Development) in 2014. She has won numerous teaching awards , including Master Clinician Educator at Duke in 2006. She is a Master in the American College of Physicians and in 2020 received the Dema Daley Award from the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine , honoring a member recognized nationally as an education leader.
Diana McNeill, MD
Director, Duke AHEAD (Academy of Health Professions Education and Academic Development
Professor of Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
The Covid -19 pandemic presents unique challenges in development of programs for interprofessional faculty education that also provide needed support of our health care workers. Two weeks after our community required physical distancing, our interprofessional academy, Duke AHEAD started two programs that ultimately not only offered practical faculty development, but also served the unexpected benefit of supporting our faculty and staff. With over 700 members in Duke AHEAD, the virtual platform of ZOOM offered both benefits and challenges to this programming. We decided when much of our…