William J. Fulkerson, Jr., MD

Executive Vice President for Duke University Health System
& Professor of Medicine in the Duke University School of Medicine

As Executive Vice President, Dr. Fulkerson is responsible for the health system clinical enterprise.

Dr. Fulkerson is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Duke University Fuqua School of Business. He has served previously as Senior Vice President of Clinical Affairs for DUHS, CEO of Duke University Hospital, and VP of the Duke University Health System.

Dr. Fulkerson is a nationally recognized specialist in pulmonary and critical care medicine, is active in clinical research, and has authored/co-authored numerous books, chapters, and peer reviewed publications. He is past Chairman of the Board of Trustees, North Carolina Hospital Association.