Recruitment and Selection

Recruitment and Selection Nondiscrimination
In interviewing, recruiting and selecting Graduate Medical Trainees, all programs must adhere to the Duke University Policies on Equal Employment Opportunity (Personnel Policy Manual; A-5) and Hiring Guidelines (Personnel Policy Manual; A-10).

In addition, all programs are required to choose trainees on the basis of ability, aptitude, academic record, and personal qualities such as motivation, ethical standards and integrity.

All programs are urged to participate in a national organized matching program such as the National Resident Matching Program or other such program as appropriate to their specialty.

Nondiscrimination 
The University does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, national origin, handicap, veteran status, sexual orientation or preference, sex or age (except where sex and age are bona fide occupational qualifications).

Applicants for Graduate Medical Education are no longer required to provide photographs with their applications. Photographs may be requested after a person has been selected for interview in order to facilitate summary of individual applicants for final selection.