University of Nebraska Medical Center

Fellowship Program

UNMC fellowship in Infectious Diseases overview.

Reasons to choose UNMC for your fellowship in Infectious Diseases:

  • Work with over 25 nationally recognized ID faculty who are approachable, committed to medical education, and invested in your success.
  • Robust clinical training at Nebraska Medicine, a major tertiary referral center with 718 inpatient beds, including the region's largest cancer center and only Level 1 trauma center.
  • Refine your Infectious Diseases consultative skills on our five inpatient infectious disease teams including the vibrant General and Community ID services, as well as dedicated Orthopedic, Oncology, and Solid Organ Transplant ID consult teams.
  • Receive 4-6 months of specialized training in the management of infections in immunocompromised patients, including solid organ transplant candidates and recipients (heart, lung, liver, kidney, small bowel, pancreas, and multi-visceral), major cardiac devices (e.g. LVAD, artificial heart), patients receiving cancer therapy, and recipients of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and cellular therapies.
  • Provide expert care for patients living with HIV within a multidisciplinary HIV ambulatory continuity clinic serving over 1100 patients
  • Build a strong academic portfolio by utilizing our abundant mentored research opportunities and 6+ months of protected research time, as well as an optional third year.
  • Develop expertise in antimicrobial stewardship and infection control while spending a dedicated month focusing on these activities.
  • Experience unique training in biopreparedness through Nebraska Biocontainment Unit and the Davis Global Center for Health Security
  • Train in our combined ID-Med PEDs Fellowship 
  • Attend IDWeek with a stipend from the program during your first year; we offer support to attend the second year to fellows with an accepted abstract or case
  • Enjoy Omaha's affordable cost of living as well as fellow salary in the top 25% nationally