A Week in the Life

What is it like to be a psychiatry resident at Duke? Five residents walk us through a typical week and share some of their favorite things about Duke and Durham. Check out these behind-the-scenes accounts of resident life!
Kemi Balogun

Oluwakemi (“Kemi”) Balogun, MD

PGY1

Read about her typical week, her favorite things about Duke and Durham, and her advice to prospective residents.

Yekki Song drinking bubble tea

Yekki Song, MD, PhD

PGY2

Read about her typical week, her favorite things about Duke and Durham, and her advice to prospective residents.

Xiomara Nieves-Alvarado

Xiomara Nieves-Alvarado, MD

PGY3

Read about her typical week, her favorite things about Duke and Durham, and her advice to prospective residents.

Haseeb Haroon (right) and partner with beautiful landscape background

Haseeb Haroon, MBBS

PGY4

Read about his typical week, his favorite things about Duke and Durham, and his advice to prospective residents.

Rick Wolthusen talks with a friend in Kenya

Rick Wolthusen, MD, MPP

PGY2

Physician Scientist Track

Read about his typical week, his favorite things about Duke and Durham, and his advice to prospective residents.