Overview

The University of Chicago has previously been one of the principal teaching sites for the Combined University of Illinois/University of Chicago Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program. Expansion of the Section of the Infectious Diseases and Global Health has made it possible to design a single institution training program with outstanding experiences and training in general infectious diseases, infections in immunocompromised patients, HIV infection, travel medicine, and hospital epidemiology and infection control, and global health programs. The clinical experiences occur in during rotations on 2 inpatient consult services. There is also a longitudinal clinic experience, including the care of persons living with HIV/AIDS as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The Fellowship Program is designed to offer outstanding training in clinical and outstanding opportunities in a variety of clinical and laboratory research. The establishment of infectious disease programs in Andhra Pradesh, India and in Wuhan, China introduced a new and exciting range of opportunities for training, research, and clinical experiences in global health.