PROGRAM ASSOCIATES AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
TRAINING PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Sarah S. Long, MD
TRAINING PROGRAM ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR: Ishminder Kaur, MD
DIVISION DIRECTOR OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES: Sarah S. Long, MD
MAJOR FEATURES OF TRAINING PROGRAM:
Extensive experience with severe/complicated common infectious diseases in an urban disadvantaged population
Extensive experience with infections in children under tertiary care for congenital and acquired immunodeficiencies
Engagement in infection control/antimicrobial stewardship policy and research
Expansive, PhD directed microbiology laboratory with continuous opportunities for research
Research/clinical opportunities due to close relationships with Drexel Sch of Pub Hlth and Phila Dept of Health
Extensive clinical/research opportunities in pediatric tuberculosis
Remarkable investment of faculty in mentoring fellows into clinical mastery and individual career achievement
Unusual national networking of faculty permitting fellows’ special roles in national societies/initiatives
AVAILABLE FELLOWSHIP POSITIONS: Yearly
Number of trainees completing program in the last 5 years: 3
TRAINING FOR: MD; DO; MD, PhD
FUNDING IS ENSURED FOR ALL 3 YEARS.
VISAS ACCEPTED: J1
IS COMPLETION OF PEDIATRIC RESIDENCY TRAINING IN THE U.S. OR CANADA A REQUIREMENT? YES
THE PROGRAM OFFERS THE FOLLOWING TRAINING:
Program provides training in diagnostic microbiology using laboratories on site.
Program provides training in infection control and hospital epidemiology.
Program provides training in antimicrobial stewardship.
Program provides global health opportunities. (On an individual basis)
Program provides substantial experience for trainee in:
Opportunity to fulfill ABP requirements for scholarly activities is available in the following general areas:
Program offers the opportunity to obtain a Master’s degree in a field such as Public Health, Education, Clinical Sciences or Epidemiology (assuming appropriate arrangements are made).
Graduate School courses are available to trainee (assuming appropriate arrangements are made).
Program includes ABP-required core curricula in scholarly activities in didactic lecture and or experiential courses for fellows (epidemiology, statistics, research design, quality improvement and academic careers.)