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Brent A. Duran, D.O., M.P.H.

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Associate Professor, Wichita - Internal Medicine

Professional Background

Brent Duran is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita (KUMC-W) specializing in hospital medicine. He received his medical training at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences graduating in 2010. He then matriculated through the Internal Medicine-Pediatrics residency program at KUMC-W. His primary role is as an adult and pediatric hospitalist with KUMC-W working at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita. He completed his Masters of Public Health degree with a concentration in Administration in the summer of 2018, as well as a Certificate in Physician Leadership through ACP-AAPL in 2021.

Brent has a special interest in medical education, serving as Director of Internal Medicine Education (DIME) for the KUMC-W Internal Medicine residency as well as Associate Program Director for the Med-Peds residency. He is also heavily involved graduate medical education, taking on the role of fourth-year internal medicine Clerkship Director as well as Assistant Director for the Jager Society as a teacher and coach for medical students in the first few years of training. He has been awarded various teaching awards including the Thor Jager, MD award in 2018 and Healthcare Hero by the Wichita Business Journal in 2019.

Education and Training
  • BA, Biology, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas
  • BA, Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
  • DO, Doctorate of Osteopathy, Kansas City Univ of Medicine & Biosciences, Kansas City, Missouri
  • MPH, Administration, KUMC, Wichita, Kansas
  • Internship, Anesthesia, KUMC-Wichita, Wichita, Kansas
  • Residency, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, KUMC-Wichita, Wichita, Kansas
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • DEA License, Drug Enforcement Agency
  • Diplomate Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Diplomate Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
  • KSBHA License, Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
Professional Affiliations
  • Kansas Chapter American College of Physicians, Kansas ACP, Member, 2018 - 2025
  • Academic & Professionalism Committee - KUMC, Member, 2016 - 2017
  • Academic & Professionalism Committee - KUMC, Member, 2016 - 2017
  • Acute Care Collaborative - Wesley Medical Center, Member, 2016 - 2018
  • Internal Medicine Executive Committee - Wesley Medical Center, Internal Medicine Executive Committee, Vice Chair, 2016 - Present
  • Sepsis Collaborative Committee - Wesley Medical Center, Sepsis Collaborative Committee, Chair, 2016 - Present
  • Transfusion & Laboratory Stewardship Committee - Wesley Medical Center, Transfusion & Laboratory Stewardship Committee, Member, 2015 - Present

  • Badgett, Robert., G, Duran, Brent., A. 2017. Letter in response to: "Self-awareness of computed tomography ordering in the emergency department.". Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine
  • Duran, Brent., A, Badgett, Robert., G, Simpson, Steven., Q. 2018. Hydrocortisone did not reduce mortality at 90 days in patients with septic shock.. Annals of Internal Medicine, 168 (12)
  • Duran, Brent., A, Badgett, Robert., G, Simpson, Steven., Q. 2018. Hydrocortisone plus fludrocortisone reduced mortality at 90 days in patients with septic shock.. Annals of Internal Medicine, 168 (12)
  • Vindhyal, Mohinder., R, Khayyat, Sinaan, Shaaban, A, Duran, Brent., A, Kallail, K., J. 2018. Decreased Renal Function is Associated with Heart Failure Readmissions.. Cureus
  • Vindhyal, Mohinder., Reddy, Ndunda, Paul, Vindhyal, Shravani, Duran, Brent., Aaron. 2019. Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Outcomes After Transitioning to Pit Crew Model. Circulation, 140 (Suppl\_2), A483-A483
  • Eze, Chisom, Agha, Yasmine., Hussein, Duran, Brent., Aaron. 2020. Favorable Outcomes Following the Use of Triple Therapy in a Patient with Osmotic Demyelination Syndrome . Kansas Journal of Medicine (13), 191-193