Medical Education Leadership Track

Duke GME MELT medal

Duke GME Medical Education Leadership Track (MELT) program is designed to help train new leaders in Medical Education. Through this one-year, longitudinal, interactive curriculum led by content experts, we are able to equip our residents and fellows with tools to help transform their clinical teaching and approach to medical education scholarship.

Duke GME MELT 2023 - 2024

The Office of Graduate Medical Education is excited to announce that we will be accepting applications for the 2023 - 2024 Medical Education Leadership Track (MELT) cohort on March 9, 2023.

MELT is designed for residents/fellows who would like to strengthen their skills as educators and leaders. The MELT curriculum will consist of 12 interactive workshops over the course of the academic year led by content experts from the Duke Community. Each session will allow participants to practice the skill discussed and receive feedback on how to improve. Participants are expected to attend at least 9 of the 12 sessions to receive a certificate.

Please see the MELT Factsheet for Applicants HERE for more details.

If you are interested in participating, please complete the application via Google Form HERE by Sunday, April 16, 2023, 11:59 p.m. EST.

Please ensure you discuss this with your Program Director/Fellowship Director as PD/FD approval will be sought before acceptance into the program is final. Enrollment decisions will be announced in mid-July and the first session will be held at the end of August.

Of note: By signing up for the program, you are committing to completing assigned readings and attending at least 9 of the 12 one-hour sessions generally held on Thursdays at noon. Two makeup sessions are allowed.

Please do not hesitate to email: Dr. Sree Natesan ( or Sharon Shofer ( if you have any questions.