Infectious Diseases

Curriculum

Year 1:

  • Clinical Microbiology (1 month)
  • General ID Service (7 months)
  • Transplant and Oncology ID Services (2 months)
  • Research (2 months)

Year 2:

  • General ID Service (2 months)
  • Transplant and Oncology ID Services (1-3 months)
  • Electives (3-4 months) – includes required Infection Control/Antimicrobial Stewardship and Outpatient ID one month rotations
  • Research (4-6 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 a 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 monthly ID research conference provides a venue for ID Fellows to become more aware of ongoing projects and 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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