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Section Overview and Philosophy
Faculty in the ID Section are committed to patient care and education in an academic environment dedicated to discovery through basic research and clinical investigation.
ID Faculty have specific areas of clinical and basic research expertise that provide a spectrum of collaborative interactions with Faculty in other Sections in the Department of Medicine and in other Departments in the College of Medicine and other Colleges at the University of Illinois. These interdisciplinary interactions enrich the Section's activities, its contribution to clinical and scientific initiatives at the University and its ability to provide the best teaching environment in which to train the academic ID Faculty of the future through its ID Fellowship Program.
Teaching is a high priority for the ID Section at UIC.
ID Faculty teach medical, graduate and postdoctoral students in lecture programs
across the University. The Faculty teach clinical housestaff during attending activities
at the University of Illinois Hospital and Jesse Brown Veterans Administration Hospital
on the campus. These teaching activities extend to mentored periods of doctoral and
postdoctoral training in ID Section research laboratories and clinical research facilities
and involve national collaborations for Infectious Disease-
ID Section research provides the basis for scientific advances, translational studies, patient care and education.
The spectrum of research interests of ID Faculty includes HIV/AIDS, mycobacterial
diseases, fungal biology and pathogenesis, transplantation-
Specific areas of clinical expertise in the ID Section at UIC include :
The clinical activities of the ID Section are focused at the Family Center for Infectious
Diseases in the UIC Outpatient Care Center and the UIC Hospital and also extend to
both outpatient and inpatient services at the affiliated Jesse Brown Veterans Administration
Hospital adjacent to the UIC College of Medicine campus. Section Faculty also staff