John David Ike

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John David (J.D.) Ike, MD
Medical Instructor, Division of General Internal Medicine (Hospital Medicine), Department of Medicine
Faculty Associate, Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of Medicine

John David (J.D.) Ike is a Medical Instructor in the Division of General Internal Medicine (Hospital Medicine) at Duke University School of Medicine and a Faculty Associate in the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities, & History of Medicine. He earned a B.A. in Art History from Davidson College, an M.D. from Emory University, and a Master of Science in Health and Healthcare Research from the University of Michigan. He completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University Health System (2017-2020) and he is an alumnus of the National Clinician Scholars Program at the University of Michigan (2020-2022). He is also a graduate of the Harvard Macy Institute’s Art Museum-based Health Professions Education Fellowship (2021-2022). In his role as a Faculty Associate in the Trent Center, Dr. Ike leads the second year (MS2) medical humanities curriculum and has two ongoing prospective trials of art museum-based interventions for internal medicine residents at the Nasher Museum of Art. Moreover, working with an interinstitutional team and building off a National Academy of Medicine perspectives piece published in 2017, Dr. Ike helped launch a quarterly editorial with the Journal of Health Communication in the Fall of 2020 titled, “Communicating Through the Arts” that explores the intersection of health communication and the arts. Other recent publications include a review article on the role of psychometric measurement in the evaluation of health humanities curricula and reflections on a two-week virtual medical arts curriculum conducted at the University of Michigan.