Reminder: Sign up for electronic W-2 option

Duke University and Health System employees are encouraged to to take advantage of Duke’s electronic W-2 (wage and tax reporting) form.

Electronic W-2 forms provide employees with a much better way to protect confidential data elements such as social security number and other personal information printed on the annual tax documents.

Other benefits with this process are highlighted below.

  • Electronic W-2 Forms are available online 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
  • Electronic W-2 Forms are available to employees earlier in January, due to the time requirements for the printing process.
  • Enhanced security since the online form is accessed using the net ID and password in the Duke@Work Portal.
  • Supports Duke’s Sustainability initiative

To receive the electronic W-2,  sign into the Duke@Work portal (the same method used for the pay statements) using the link provided, and click on the top row to highlight the election to make any necessary changes: https://work.duke.edu/irj/portal/W2OnlineElection

No action is necessary for faculty/staff members who have already enrolled in the electronic W-2 process and have discontinued receipt of paper W-2 forms.

Please contact Corp Payroll office at 919-684-2642 or email payroll@duke.edu, if you have any questions.

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Research Wednesdays discussion 10/22/2014 to explore Duke’s CTSA grant

CTSA-buttonThe Duke Office of Clinical Research and the Medical Center Library & Archives have partnered to bring the Duke Clinical Research Community the “Research Wednesdays” series featuring important topics presented by subject matter experts in each field.

On Wed., Oct. 22, 2014 at 12:00 pm in Duke Hospital room 2001, Rob Califf, MD, will present CTSA Grant and Future of Clinical Research at Duke.

Dr. Califf is  professor of medicine (Cardiology), vice chancellor for clinical and translational research and director of the Duke Translational Medicine Institute. He will discuss how the CTSA grant is shaping clinical research at Duke, as well as describe the current national landscape of clinical research and explore how the clinical research environment at Duke is evolving to meet anticipated changes over the next 10 years.

No registration is necessary and CEU’s are provided. Please bring your Duke ID to sign in to the training.

by · Posted on October 20, 2014 in Research · Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Grand Rounds 10/24/2014: Morbidity and mortality discussion

Medicine Grand Rounds on Fri., Oct. 24 at 8 a.m. in Duke Hospital room 2002 will be a Morbidity & Mortality discussion about inpatient-outpatient transitions and anti-coagulation led by Aaron Mitchell, MD, chief resident for quality and patient safety at the Durham VA Medical Center.

M&M discussions are open to Department of Medicine faculty and trainees only. This session will not be livestreamed or recorded.

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Mary Klotman elected new member of Institute of Medicine

210_KlotmanMaryMary Klotman, MD, professor of medicine and chair of the Department of Medicine, has been elected as one of 70 new members to the prestigious Institute of Medicine.

“Election to the Institute of Medicine is considered one of the highest honors in medicine,” said Nancy C. Andrews, MD, PhD, dean of Duke University School of Medicine. “Dr. Klotman’s election is a notable achievement and recognition of her important contributions as a leader and as a physician-scientist focused on the molecular pathogenesis of HIV-1 infection.”

Klotman is an expert in infectious diseases and the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Her research team has demonstrated the direct role of HIV genes in the pathogenesis of HIV-associated nephropathy, a devastating complication of HIV infection. Her team also has sought to identify antiviral host factors involved in transmission and control of HIV.

New members to the IOM are elected by current active members through a selective process that recognizes people who have made major contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, health care, and public health. The newly elected members raise IOM’s total active membership to 1,798 and the number of foreign associates to 128.  With an additional 86 members holding emeritus status, IOM’s total membership is 2,012.

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Humor, resources, and collaboration surface at Clinical Research Appreciation Day

The three-hour event, sponsored by the Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR), invited participants to learn more about research involving humans through a scavenger hunt with questions such as “When was the first research subject seen on the DCRU?” “What percentage of consents is reviewed during a CTQA Audit?” and “What are the Maestro Care set up requirements for a new protocol?”

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2014 DukeMed Distinguished Faculty Award: Thomas M. Coffman, MD

Learn more about the award to Dr. Coffman.

by · Posted on October 18, 2014 in Awards - honors, Nephrology · Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Ralph Corey receives IDSA Walter E. Stamm Mentor Award

Ralph Corey, MD, professor of medicine (Infectious Disease) and vice chair for education and global health, is the 2014 recipient of the Walter E. Stamm Mentor Award, presented by the Infectious Diseases Society of America at IDWeek 2014 in Philadelphia last weekend.

The Walter E. Stamm Mentor Award, which honors the memory of a former IDSA president who was renowned for nurturing the careers of others, recognizes individuals who have served as exemplary mentors, and who have been exceptional in guiding the professional growth of infectious disease professionals.

“This is a special honor,” said Dr. Corey, adding his thanks for the many compliments and stories his former trainees and collaborators shared with the IDSA to reflect his deep commitment to training medical professionals.

In giving him the award, IDSA praised Corey for being a tireless mentor who has influenced the careers of hundreds of physicians.

For nearly 20 years, until 2002, Dr. Corey was program director of the internal medicine residency training program at Duke University Medical Center, where he created innovative training programs in clinical epidemiology and global health as well as combined programs in medicine/psychiatry and medicine/pediatrics. Now in his fourth decade of training physicians, he continues to teach and mentor housestaff, in addition to his ongoing research, clinical care, and global health work.

“This is both impressive and well-deserved,” said John Perfect, MD, professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases. “I am simply proud to have been his colleague for 37 years.”

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by · Posted on October 18, 2014 in Uncategorized · Read full story · Comments { 0 }
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JAMA editor-in-chief Bauchner to present lecture 10/27/2014

The Duke Clinical Research Institute will host visiting professor Howard Bauchner, MD, on Mon., Oct. 27, 2014 at 11:45 a.m. in the Great Hall of the Trent Semans Center for Health Education.

Dr. Bauchner is professor of pediatrics at Boston University and editor in chief of JAMA. He will present Guidelines, Cardiovascular Health, and the Public.

The presentation is open to all medical center faculty, trainees and staff.

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