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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Curriculum

Year One
  • Clinical Microbiology (1 month)
  • General ID Service (5 months)
  • Orthopedic ID Service (1 month)
  • Transplant and Oncology ID Services (3 months)
  • Research (2 months)
Year Two
  • General and Orthopedic ID Service (2 months)
  • Transplant and Oncology ID Services (3 months)
  • Electives (2-4 months) – includes required Infection Control/Antimicrobial Stewardship and Outpatient ID one month rotations
  • Research (4-6 months)
Year Three
  • Optional Opportunities
    • Antimicrobial Stewardship
    • Infectious Diseases Basic Science
    • Oncology ID
    • Solid Organ Transplant ID
Clinic Experience

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

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

STD, Viral Hepatitis, Non-tuberculous Mycobacterial Infections, Wound Care, Cystic Fibrosis, Dermatology, and Orthopedic ID Clinic: Experience provided during outpatient ID month.

Conference Schedule

Case Conference: Fellows participate in 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: General ID journal club and a Healthcare Epidemiology/Antimicrobial Stewardship journal club meet monthly and fellows are expected to attend and present.

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

Research Conference: This monthly conference provides a venue for ID Fellows to develop awareness of ongoing local projects and provides a place for them to present their research work in a collegial and helpful environment.

Board Review: Bi-Monthly conference where faculty review high yield topics with fellows using board style questions.

Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship Training

Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship Training:
Fellows have a month rotation in infection control and antimicrobial stewardship. During this rotation fellows receive didactic training and practical experience in healthcare epidemiology and antimicrobial stewardship.

Biopreparedness Training:
Fellows have a dedicated week of didactic and hands-on experience in the management and control of high-risk pathogens.