Our three-year fellowship program is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
We understand that you may be having difficulties in obtaining letters of recommendation, access to rotations to prepare for fellowship training, and ability to complete research projects. We will review all applicants in their entirety and take the various difficulties that the candidates face into consideration. We affirm our commitment to virtual interviews this season to all our applicants. This aligns with the consensus statement by the Training Programs Committee of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS).
You will become a member of the next generation of academic physicians who perform innovative research, provide outstanding patient care and train future leaders in the field. Our atmosphere of intellectual curiosity and discovery within our division provides faculty, fellows, students, and staff the opportunities to maximize potential while aiding the health of children on a local, regional, national and global scale.
Our curriculum has been structured to allow flexibility in training to maximize your future success by providing resources, mentorship, research and educational opportunities to prepare you to be an academic clinician leader.
You will spend three years acquiring and enhancing the skills necessary to care for complex, critically ill children of all ages and sizes.
We expect that during your period of training, you will acquire knowledge and apply it with incremental responsibility:
Our program will provide you with a guide to formatting individual learning plans per academic year. As part of this individualized learning plan, you will be trained in two main areas:
Educational features of our training program include:
You will learn to diagnose, manage and prevent infectious diseases in children through the following:
You will receive direct training by our experienced faculty during inpatient and outpatient service consultations. You will familiarize yourself with phone communications with community physicians, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the New York State Department of Health after phone call consult requests.
Our comprehensive fellowship training program in pediatric infectious diseases is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Please review our program requirements by the ACGME.
“Living well” and “living inexpensively” aren’t exclusive in Buffalo. Our region boasts a reasonably priced housing market and easy commutes, making for a comfortable quality of life that lets you stay focused on your training and enjoy your time off.
You’ll feel invigorated as you hone your skills on our expanding downtown medical campus and join the growing community of professionals contributing to Western New York’s rebirth as a health care hub.
The postdoctoral education prerequisite is three years of general pediatric residency training in an ACGME-certified program. You should apply through ERAS and enter the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Match. Pediatric Infectious Diseases is in the Pediatric Specialties Fall Match (PSFM) and matches in December.
In your personal statement, please include the following:
You must provide letters of recommendation from:
You are required to visit Buffalo for personal interviews with members of the faculty and to meet with current fellows. We encourage women and minorities to apply.
We select fellows with excellent residency performance records and goals consistent with those of our program.
If you have any questions, please contact:
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0150
Fax: (716) 323-0296
Clinical Associate Professor; Medical Director of Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Oishei Children's Hospital; Director of Medical Student Education, Pediatrics Department
UBMD Pediatrics Division of Infectious Diseases 1001 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0150; Fax: (716) 323-0296
Arthur Chang, MD
Medical School: University at Buffalo; Residency: University at Buffalo; Hometown: Rochester, NY
Patrick Kenney, MD
Medical School: SUNY Upstate Medical University; Residency: University at Buffalo; Hometown: Depauville, NY
Ramesh Kordi, MD
Medical School: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences; Residency: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences; Hometown: Atlanta, GA