Post-Graduate AGNP Residency Specializing in Primary Care for Veterans

Duke University School of Nursing and the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center have developed an innovative and unique primary care nurse practitioner residency. Certified Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners accepted into the program will learn to become specialists in veterans primary care while working with our veterans’ diverse health care needs.

Medical provider talking with military manWhile enrolled in the program, nurse practitioners will:

  • gain tremendous experience in managing veterans primary care and complex health conditions

  • hone critical thinking and diagnostic skills

  • work closely with mentors and interdisciplinary health care teams within a state-of-the-art medical center and out-patient clinics

  • make meaningful impacts in the lives and well-being of veterans and their families by providing the highest quality primary care

  • have a supportive transition to practice upon graduation


To be eligible, students must:

  • be a U. S. citizen

  • be a graduate of an accredited adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner (AGPCNP) program

  • hold a master’s degree or higher

  • be board certified as an AGPCNP

  • licensed to practice in North Carolina


VA Nurse Recruiter
Durham VA Medical Center
508 Fulton Street, B10019 (118)
Durham, NC 27705
Phone: (919) 286-6858 or (919) 286-6894
Fax: (919) 416-8008

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