Our sound clinical training and excellent research opportunities, across the broad spectrum of infectious disease, prepare our fellows for highly rewarding careers.
Our core faculty are Infectious Disease subspecialty ABIM-certified, clinically active physicians and researchers. Our limited fellowship opportunities and high faculty to fellow ratio allow us to work closely with you, from direct observation and feedback at the bedside to advising you on your educational goals, patient care and scholarship. Many of us conduct clinical translational research and mentor fellows interested in doing the same.
We have made a commitment to have all general medicine faculty certified as medical educators through the UB/Royal College of Physicians Medical Educator Program. We review and revise our curriculum on an ongoing basis, taking into account your feedback, exam pass rates and rotation evaluation reports.
Our diverse training sites in the four major areas hospitals provide a rich and broad exposure to the full spectrum of patients with infectious diseases syndromes in a variety of healthcare settings. Each hospital serves a different patient population and has unique features. We offer unique clinical opportunities that are not found in every Infectious Disease fellowship.
We are careful to ensure you experience the same systems-based practice curriculum across our entire program. During your fellowship training, you will learn the skills of coordination of patient care within health delivery setting, coordinating care across settings, knowledge of practice and delivery systems, cost awareness and risk/benefit analysis, advocate for quality care and optimal systems.
Our faculty members have a broad range of research interests with approximately $2 million annually in extramural funding to support our research projects. Opportunities available to you include translational bench, clinical and epidemiologic research.
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