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John Patrick Hemming

Associate Professor of Medicine
Medicine, General Internal Medicine


Dr. Hemming joined the faculty at Duke University in 2015.  He is a general internist, and practices primary care medicine at the Duke Outpatient Clinic in Durham.  He is a medical educator.  He teaches and supervises Internal Medicine residents in the primary care and inpatient setting.  He is a member of the Duke Kidney Transplant Center, where he evaluates potential live donors and acts as the Independent Living Donor Advocate, assisting patients and families with the difficult decision to donate.

His education scholarship focuses on the biopsychosocial model of medical care.  He has developed multiple novel approaches to teaching the delivery of mental health services in general medical settings.  He has also worked to partner physicians with hospital chaplains to deliver care that is more inclusive of patients' spiritual needs.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Professor of Medicine · 2023 - Present Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Medicine

Education, Training & Certifications

Johns Hopkins University · 2014 M.P.H.
University of Maryland, School of Medicine · 2009 M.D.