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Clinical Training Structure

  • 24 weeks of inpatient consultation with UNC ICH ID Service, which provides care for patients with solid organ (heart, lung, liver, kidney, pancreas) and hematopoietic stem cell transplant, hematological malignancy, and burn injury.
  • 24 weeks of service with 1) the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program and the Department of Hospital Epidemiology, 2) the ID Inpatient Studies Team, and/or 3) the Institute of Healthcare Quality Improvement to learn about additional approaches to improving care for immunocompromised patients.
  • 1 half-day per week providing outpatient ID care in either the Transplant Clinic and/or the Hematology Oncology Clinic
  • 4 weeks of paid vacation scheduled based on consult service rotations

Didactic Educational Training

  • Fellows participate in weekly ICH ID Case Discussion and Literature Review sessions with all ICH ID Faculty. They also attend the weekly ID Fellows Friday Case Conference and attend a monthly multi-center Transplant ID Case Conference. Fellows are encouraged to attend the American Society of Transplantation’s annual American Transplant Congress and/or the AST Fellows Symposium on Transplantation.

Additional Educational Opportunities

  • Fellows will participate in selection meetings for organ and stem cell transplantation. Fellows may also chose to take part in the Anti-infective Subcommittee of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, attend workshops on stewardship practices and infection control, act as a sub-investigator for clinical trials, and/or perform quality improvement or research projects.