Duke-Margolis Scholars Program in Health Policy and Management

Duke-Margolis Scholars Program in Health Policy and Management

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About the Margolis Scholars Program

The Margolis Scholars program is a prestigious program for Duke University students that demonstrate a strong interest in and commitment to a career in health policy and management, as well as leadership potential to improve health policy. Named in honor of Robert Margolis, M.D., the founder of Duke-Margolis and a pioneer of innovative integrated care delivery models, the Margolis Scholars program provides promising students with the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to be the next generation of health care leaders.

Margolis Scholars is a competitive program open to students at undergraduate and graduate levels. Selected Scholars are engaged in the program for 1 to 2 years, depending on their program of study.

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Learn more about the Margolis Scholars Program in our informational video


"From access to cutting-edge research, to engagement with the faculty, to the guidance of my mentor, the Center really creates a wonderful energy around health policy."

Minahil Shahid Margolis Scholar

Picture of Scholars celebrating Friendsgiving 2019

Meet Our Scholars

Learn about our current and past Scholars

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Program Team

Corinna Sorenson

Corinna Sorenson, PhD

Director of Graduate Education Initiatives and the Margolis Scholars Program
Assistant Professor in Population Health Sciences
Margolis Core Faculty

Janet Prvu Bettger

Janet Prvu Bettger, ScD, FAHA

Director of Undergraduate Education and Research Initiatives, Margolis Center
Margolis Core Faculty
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
2020 Intern Mentor

Richa Bhatt

Richa Bhatt, MA

Program Coordinator