Faculty Development

Sharon Fekrat, MD

Director, Faculty Mentoring

The Department of Ophthalmology is committed to providing professional development to help faculty and trainees in their career advancement, research programs, and academic pursuits. Here you will find resources for leadership and professional development within the Duke Eye Center and School of Medicine as well as handy resources like the Duke University's Faculty Handbook. There is also a collection of research resources and information about the department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Dr. Sharon Fekrat serves as the department's faculty mentoring representative. Contact her at sharon.fekrat@duke.edu for more information or any questions regarding faculty development at the Duke Eye Center.

Faculty Development Resources


Leadership and Professional Development

Duke Faculty Appointments, Promotion, and Tenure

The Faculty Appointments, Promotion, and Tenure Office assists in facilitating best practices in the consideration of faculty appointments, promotions, and tenure for the School of Medicine and School of Nursing.

Ophthalmology Annual Meetings

Research Resources and Funding

  • Duke Office for Research Support provides an extensive database of funding opportunities of interest to the Duke community. The list is searchable by discipline, eligibility, sponsor, etc. The Office of Research Support highlights new funding opportunities each week through its newsletter, which is published on Monday mornings. The newsletter publishes new and recently updated announcements of federal and private funding for research, fellowships, curriculum, and program development. You must subscribe to receive the newsletter.

    Subscribe to receive the newsletter: https://researchfunding.duke.edu/

Other Resources

Medical Center Library Resources