Organization

Duke University Medical Center

Location

Durham, NC

Date Posted

December 9, 2022

We invite you to apply for a position in our outstanding Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program at Duke University Medical Center. Our Fellowship Program provides an excellent clinical & research training environment for fellows, who plan to pursue a career in clinical pediatric ID, research (translational/clinical/basic science/other), or academics related to antimicrobial stewardship or hospital epidemiology & infection prevention. Our fellowship is an ACGME-accredited, fully funded, 3-year program with an outstanding track record of training pediatric ID subspecialists. We accept 2 fellows/year into the program, serve a diverse and fascinating patient population, and offer individualized research tracks. Fellows have the opportunity to pursue advanced degrees, and recent fellows have completed degrees or coursework in the areas of global health, biostatistics and epidemiology, and clinical informatics, among others. We also offer a combined 4-year Medicine-Pediatrics ID fellowship.

Highlights of the program include:

  • Cutting edge clinical training with consults on complicated common infections, unique presentations, and infectious complications in immunocompromised children (BMT, SOT, including routine plus multi-visceral & thymic transplants)
  • Beautiful new, state-of-the-art inpatient clinical facility
  • Focused instruction in Microbiology, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Hospital Epidemiology & Infection Prevention
  • Outstanding research opportunities, supported by terrific research and career mentors, both within the division and throughout Duke
  • Opportunity to teach outstanding medical students, residents and fellows

Duke University is a nationally recognized academic medical center with superb clinical & laboratory resources, coupled with an invigorating intellectual environment. Multiple institutes & centers support patient care & research. Duke Pediatrics is ranked #1 nationally in NIH funding for pediatric departments. Diversity, equity & inclusion are key drivers of our excellence. The Raleigh-Durham metro area is a vibrant place to live and ranks 6th among best places to live in the 2022 US News & World Report. The “Triangle” area has terrific food, 3 universities, great culture (state-of-the-art performing arts center, museums, etc.), and easy access to beautiful beaches and mountains. We support applicants with J1 visas. Further details are available on our program website: https://pediatrics.duke.edu/education/fellowship-programs/infectious-diseases

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately by emailing:

Kathleen A. McGann, MD
Program Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship
Division of Infectious Diseases
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Duke University School of Medicine
kathleen.mcgann@duke.edu

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