WELCOME TO INFECTIOUS DISEASES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
About the Program
The Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine/ UC Health aims to train outstanding, compassionate and thorough infectious diseases clinicians and clinician-investigators who will be leaders in their field and advocates for public health.
We provide a two or three year fellowship of subspecialty training in clinical infectious diseases and research. While becoming excellent clinicians in two years, our graduates will also be well-schooled in research methodologies. For those interested in pursuing a career in academic medicine, we offer an additional third year of training with further protected research time.
Fellowship Training Consists of:
- Inpatient Infectious Diseases Consults at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC) and Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC)
- Outpatient Infectious Diseases Consults and Clinics (UCMC and VAMC)
- HIV Continuity Care Clinics
- Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT)
- Transplant Infectious Diseases (Solid Organ and Bone Marrow Transplants)
- Infection Control and Prevention
- Antimicrobial Stewardship
- Diagnostic Microbiology (Bacteriology, Virology, Mycology and Parasitology
- Clinical, Translational and Laboratory Research
- Certificate in Clinical and Translational Research
Active Participation in Conferences:
- Infectious Diseases Clinical Case Conferences
- Department and Division Research Conferences
- Infectious Diseases Journal Club
- Combined Clinical Conferences with Pediatric ID Colleagues
- Didactic and Board Review Course
- Infection Control Committees (UCMC and VAMC)
- Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee
- Microbiology Steering Committee
Third Year of Fellowship:
Fellows interested in academic medicine are encouraged to consider a third year of fellowship with additional protected time for research and scholarly activity in a certain subspecialty of ID. Recent fellows who have completed this funded year of fellowship have focused on areas of Transplant Infectious Diseases, Atypical Mycobacterial Diseases, Bioinformatics and HIV/Hepatitis C Co-Infection, among others.
Additionally, for those interested in Critical Care Medicine, the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine/UC Health also offers a one-year fellowship in Critical Care after completion of a fellowship in certain Internal Medicine specialties, such as ID.