Pediatric Infectious Disease Research
Pediatric Infectious Disease Research

Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellows will spend more than one-half of their three-year training pursuing research interests. Fellows will begin the introduction to research in their first year with establishment of a scholarship oversight committee and a biostatistics course.

The first-year fellow will be introduced to quality-based infection prevention and control research as well as lab-based microbiology research. Research interests will be identified and appropriate mentorship will be established as the fellow progresses.

The emphasis in the second and third years will be to refine the research project, obtain appropriate approval, funding and conduct research. Fellows will be expected to disseminate their research findings at local, regional, and national meetings to gain important presentation skills and networking opportunities.

Fellows will develop their writing skills through manuscript preparation of their research with submission to a peer-reviewed journal. Fellows will also have opportunities for invited manuscripts and book chapters to further their writing skills.

Additional master program opportunities are available in:

Alternative Training Track

Fellows who have an interest in Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology are offered a combined fellowship training program in PID and Clinical Pharmacology over a four-year time frame. Clinical service time will be pursued with both programs and research efforts will be focused in common areas between the two subspecialties. This program allows for complete PID and Clinical Pharmacology training with board eligibility for both subspecialties at training completion.

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