Infectious Diseases Fellowships

Key Points:

  • Program Established in 1974
  • More than 75 fellows have completed their training since that time
  • Approximately 40% of graduates have pursued academic careers whereas 60% have entered clinical practice 
  • Over the past 10 years (2000-2010), 20 fellows have completed their training, 16 (80%) of the fellows completing their training were board-eligible, 15 have taken the ID Certification Examination, and 13 (87%) have passed  
  • 3 new positions are available each year via the Match with an average of 50-60 applicants being considered for those positions
  • For fellows completing the core 2 year clinical fellowship, 52 weeks will be spent in the clinical rotations and 52 weeks will be devoted to elective experiences and scholarly activities 
  • Fellows are required to participate in a research project (clinical or basic) during their training
  • Opportunities exist for fellows to spend additional years in funded research projects or to obtain a Masters degree in Clinical and Population Translational Science 
  • A one year Critical Care Fellowship is available on a competitive basis for fellows who envision a future areer devoted to the practice of ID in the Intensive Care Unit environment 





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