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Brandon T Ruderman

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine
Box 3096, Durham, NC 27708-0694
2301 Erwin Road, Duke North, Suite 2600, Durham, NC 27710


Brandon Ruderman, MD, FACEP is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Duke University School of Medicine. He graduated cum laude with distinction from Duke University with a Bachelor's of Science in Biology and a Certificate in Genome Sciences and Policy. He received his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, where he also received the Marvin J. Hoffman International Medicine Award for a research project in Peru as well as the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Medical Student Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award. He completed his residency training in Emergency Medicine at Duke University Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in Emergency Ultrasound at Duke. 

Dr. Ruderman joined Duke Emergency Medicine Faculty in 2020 after his fellowship, and his primary interests include medical student and resident ultrasound education, simulation, exploring novel applications of point-of-care ultrasound, and emergency airway research. He was a finalist in the 2018 American College of Emergency Physicians Research Forum Best Resident Abstract for his research comparing video laryngoscopy to direct laryngoscopy in patients with difficult airways. He has served in numerous roles as one of the Duke Emergency Ultrasound Faculty, including mentoring several medical students and residents, and as the Ultrasound Course Director for the Acute Care course for fourth year students at Duke University School of Medicine.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine · 2023 - Present Emergency Medicine, Clinical Science Departments

Education, Training & Certifications

University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry · 2016 M.D.
Duke University · 2012 B.S.