Alexandria  Spellman
House Staff

Start Year: 2020

College/University: Villanova University

Medical School: Chicago Medical School

Clinical and Research Interests

Urologic oncology, pediatric urology, biomaterials and tissue engineering, 3D printing, AI

What were you looking for in a residency program?

Good mentorship opportunities from faculty, a faculty with representation from all subspecialties, camaraderie and support amongst residents, research opportunities 

What are the strengths of the Duke program?

Faculty with representation from all subspecialties, strong collaboration with the engineering school, excellent research opportunities, strong academics and mentorship

What advice do you have for incoming interns?

Enjoy M4 year, stay organized, make sure to get quality sleep, be nice to medical students (that was you one year ago), and form a good relationship with nursing and other support staff. Also, never worry alone. Your seniors are there to help and support you and when in doubt, always call them!

What do you like best about living in Durham and the Triangle?

Great food, nice weather, and only a drive away to the mountains or beach! 

What do you like to do outside of Duke?

Hiking and trying new restaurants

House Staff