Benefits at Duke

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Please choose one of the options below to enroll or make changes to your Duke benefits:

Wellness Programs

Duke offers a variety of health and wellness benefits that emphasize a proactive approach to improving health and preventing disease.

More Than a Paycheck

More Than a Paycheck

With employee-specific information on the amount Duke contributes to their health insurance plan, life insurance and disability coverage, and retirement plans, the Personal Benefits Statement showcases how Duke's investments go beyond a regular pay statement.

Duke's overall benefit plan has long been recognized and valued because of its comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as medical care, dental care and retirement. Duke also offers a wide range of family-friendly and cultural benefits to attract, support and reward the skilled employees that help Duke remain a premier education, research and health care institution. 

Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits

Medical, dental, and vision care benefits, plus pharmacy and behavioral health benefits

Reimbursement Accounts

Tax savings on eligible health care and dependent care expenses

Employee Discounts

Service and entertainment opportunities at discounted costs


Building retirement income and additional benefits for retirees

Time Away From Duke

Holidays, sick time, vacation, paid time off, leaves of absence, Kiel vacation/PTO donation program, and flexible work options

Educational Benefits

Tuition assistance for employees and their eligible children

Family-Friendly Benefits

Assistance in balancing work and family responsibilities, parenting and other family concerns

Financial Security Benefits

Life insurance, disability insurance, property insurance, and other types of financial protection

Benefits Unique to Duke

Cultural events and unique offerings available at Duke, including our employee giving campaign

Summary Plan Descriptions & Required Notices

Summary plan descriptions and required notices for Duke's benefit plans


Transparency in Coverage

Machine-Readable Files (MRF) for Duke health plans: