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Pamela M. Duke

Pamela M. Duke, MD


Department: Medicine

Practices: Internal Medicine

Specialties: Primary Care, General Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine


  • MD - University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington
  • BA, Swarthmore College

Awards & Honors

  • Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2023
2024 Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors™

Pamela Duke, MD, is board certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Her interests include patient communication skills, geriatric medicine, chronic care, women’s health and medical student education.

  • Named "Top Doctor" by Philadelphia magazine (2024)

Clinical Services

Immunizations, Physical examination, Internal medicine, Preventive health care, Geriatrics


  • Internal Medicine - University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington


  • Internal Medicine - University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington


  • Academy of Communication in Healthcare-Fellow (FACH)
  • Geriatrics Scholar University of Connecticut, Travelers Center for Aging

Pamela Duke, MD, is a professor of medicine in the Division of Internal Medicine, as well as course director for the Clinical Skills, Third Year Professional Formation and the Primary Care Practicum at Drexel University College of Medicine. Dr. Duke has been involved in teaching medical students in the Program for Integrated Learning, which is a problem-based curricular tract within Drexel University College of Medicine. She recently co-authored a pathophysiology textbook entitled Med-Maps for Pathophysiology and continues to do research in medical education. She is an active member of the American Academy of Healthcare Communication, doing workshops on patient-physician communication.


"The Skills Sets and the Electronic Medical Record"
Duke, P.
In Chou C, Cooley L, eds. Communication Rx: Transforming Healthcare Through Relationship Centered Communication. 1st ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Education, 2017

"Professionalism Education at Drexel University College of Medicine"
Rosenzweig S, Novack D, Duke, P
In Byyny RL, Paauw DS Papadakis M, Pfeil S, eds. Medical Professionalism Best Practices: Professionalism in the Modern Era. Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2017. Available at

"Preserving third year medical students' empathy and enhancing self-reflection using small group "virtual hangout" technology"
Duke P, Grosseman S, Novack DH, Rosenzweig S
Med Teacher 5:1-6. 2014

"How to Integrate the Electronic Health Record and Patient-Centered Communication into the Medical Visit: A Skills Based Approach"
Duke P, Frankel R, Reis S
Teach Learn Med2013;25(4):358-365

Contact Information

Drexel Internal Medicine
219 N. Broad Street
219 N. Broad Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215.762.5037
Fax: 215.399.5896