Connie Kha

Connie Kha

Third Year Resident

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What are your career interests?

General dermatology, skin of color, procedural dermatology and lasers, access to care for underserved populations.

Why did you choose Duke for residency training?

I chose Duke Dermatology for my residency training because of a shared commitment to serving diverse patient populations and increasing access to care in underserved communities. Duke offers a wide range of both clinical and research opportunities for residents while fostering individual goals. I feel very fortunate and excited to train with the renowned faculty at Duke and alongside an exceptional group of residents.

Education & Training

Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego, BA, Psychology, 2014

Medical School: Morehouse School of Medicine, M.D., 2020

Internship: Transition Year, Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego, CA, 2020-2021

Residency: Dermatology, Duke University, 2021- 2024

Awards & Honors

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Presidential Scholarship 2019
  • Margaret Mitchell Scholarship, Morehouse School of Medicine, 2018 and 2019
  • Friends of Valerie Montgomery Scholarship 2018
  • Frances Wood Wilson Foundation Scholarship 2017
  • MSM Annual Fund Scholarship 2017
  • MSM Institutional Merit Award, Morehouse School of Medicine, 2016

Publications & Presentations


  • Kha C, Itkin A. New-onset chilblains in close temporal association to mRNA-1273 vaccination. JAAD Case Rep. 2021;12:12-14. doi:10.1016/j.jdcr.2021.03.046.
  • Kha C.J., Luskus M., Yeung H. (2021) Ethics in Caring for Sexual and Gender Minority Patients. In: Bercovitch L., Perlis C.S., Stoff B.K., Grant-Kels J.M. (eds) Dermatoethics. Springer, Cham.
  • Kha C, Raji K, Chisolm S. Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis With Dupilumab in a Renal Transplant Patient. Dermatitis. 2020 Mar/Apr;31(2):e17-e18. doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000560. PMID: 32168150.
  • Yeung, H., Kha, C., Shumway, N., Ailor, S.K., McCleskey, P. (2019, July 29). Basic Dermatology Curriculum: Blotches: Light Rashes.

Posters and Presentations

  • Kha, C., Feigley, A.V., Zhongyi, C., Davies, S. Direct comparison of NAPE and NAE synthesizing recombinant probiotics. Poster presented at: NIDDK Medical Student Research Symposium; August 2-3, 2017; Nashville, TN.
  • Kha, C. Beta Thalassemia Major. Poster presented at: University Link Medical Science Program Banquet; July 24, 2014; San Diego, CA.