Duke Leadership Academy Scholars Profile
Title: Associate Dean for Medical Education Administration
Senior Management Area: Medical Education
Class Year: 2023
Jennifer Averitt joined the School of Medicine as
Associate Dean for Medical Education Administration in
August 2021. She is responsible for the administration
and oversight of all operational aspects for the medical
education units as well as liaison with other School of
Medicine educational areas. This includes finance and
budgeting, human resources, project planning, direct
supervision and oversight of Med Ed Admin, Financial Aid,
Registrar, Med Ed IT, Gross Anatomy and Anatomical Gifts.
Ms. Averitt served for the past three years as the Senior
Administrative Director for DUHS Hospital Medicine,
supporting providers and staff across Duke University
Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital and Duke Raleigh
Hospital. Prior to joining Hospital Medicine, she was the
Division Administrator for Internal Medicine Medical
Education, with administrative oversight of the residency
and fellowship programs in the Department of Medicine.
Ms. Averitt holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English
from the University of Southern California.