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Division of Infectious Diseases, Immunology, and International Medicine
The clinical training program is structured around the following rotations
There is an additional one month rotation through a Pediatric ID Service and a one month rotation in Clinical Microbiology. Teaching rounds are held Monday through Friday for the consultation services, which provide about 150-
Virtually every aspect of modern medical care is represented in this training program. Fellows gain clinical experience in private and public institutions and gain experience in common infectious disease problems, as well as the more specialized problems of infections in bone marrow and solid organ transplant recipients. Our AIDS population is also substantial, but HIV infection in no way monopolizes the clinical activities or educational experiences of the trainees. There is a growing program for the diagnosis and care of patients with difficult-
In addition to their experience on the clinical consultative services, fellows receive clinical and didactic training in medical microbiology, immunology, and in the science and art of infection control and hospital epidemiology. In this last area we have made considerable improvements creating an Infection Control (IC) on call schedule for our senior fellows. During the time assigned to Infection Control they interact with the IC practitioner staff, participate in IC committee meetings, investigate outbreaks and review sentinel events with the attending staff.
During the second year and beyond our fellows have protected time to complete their mentored research projects.