Courses and Conferences

Fellows will participate in a variety of courses and conferences during their fellowship training:

The NC TraCS Institute sponsors a one-week course in the Responsible Conduct of Research organized and run by David Weber, MD, MPH, Director of the NC TraCS Institute Regulatory Core. The course covers all the NIH-required topics for the first phase of responsible conduct of research training. See the following link for further details: tracs.unc.edu.

ID Boot Camp (First 2 Weeks of Fellowship)

Concentrated curriculum in Infectious Diseases, Clinical and Basic Science Research, and Infection Control Topics

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Case Conference (Weekly)

Detailed review and discussion of current inpatient and outpatient cases.

Journal Club (Monthly)

Pediatric ID Board Review (Weekly)

Brief, high-yield presentations by faculty and fellows aimed at covering the board certification requirements over three years.

Concentrated Core Curriculum Day + Series Over 2 Years

The core curriculum and seminar series is an educational curriculum designed by the Department of Pediatrics with the goal to enhance fellowship subspecialty training program experiences with specific educational lectures and discussion groups in order to maximize their educational, research, and individual professional potential. The overall aim is to assist the fellows in making a successful transition from fellowship to early faculty positions as physician-scientists, clinical researchers and academic educators in their subspecialties.

Additional Optional Conferences:

Case Management Conference (Adult & Pediatric Weekly)

Adult ID Conference Series (Weekly)

Core Curriculum for Adult ID Fellows Conference Series