Infectious Diseases

Curriculum

Year 1:
• Clinical Microbiology (1 month)
• General ID Service (7 months)
• Transplant ID Service (3 months)
• Research (1 month)

Year 2:
• General ID Service (1 month),
• Electives (3-5 months) – includes required Infection Control/Antimicrobial Stewardship and Outpatient ID one month rotations
• Research (6-8 months)

Year 3: (encouraged)
• Research (10-12 months)

Clinic Experience:

UNMC Specialty Care Clinic: Continuity experience in the care of HIV patients for first 2 years of fellowship.

General ID Clinic: Weekly general ID clinic attended for one year.

STD and Viral Hepatitis Clinic: Experience provided during outpatient ID month

Conference Schedule:

Case Conference: Fellows attend a weekly City-Wide ID case conference attended by infectious disease, microbiology, pharmacy, and pathology clinicians. Fellows are expected to present a case and literature review monthly at this conference.

Journal Club: ID journal club and separate Healthcare Epidemiology journal clubs meet monthly and fellows are expected to attend and present at these conferences.

Core Curriculum: A weekly core conference series covering the spectrum of Infectious Disease problems and basic science background is provided.

Research Conference: A quarterly ID research conference provides a venue for ID Fellows to present their research work in a collegial and helpful environment.

Infections Control Training:
Fellows have a month rotation in infection control and antimicrobial stewardship. During this rotation fellows receive didactic and practical training in healthcare epidemiology. They will also complete the SHEA on-line training course in Healthcare Epidemiology

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