University of Nebraska Medical Center

982162 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE
68198-2162
Phone: (402) 559-6570
Fax: (402) 955-3848

TRAINING PROGRAM DIRECTOR:  Andrea D. Green Hines, MD

COORDINATOR:  Ms. Miranda Downing

CHIEF, INFECTIOUS DISEASES:  Shirley Delair, MD

MAJOR FEATURES OF TRAINING PROGRAM: 

  • Nationally recognized ID faculty who are approachable, engaged in fellow education and have diverse interests in infectious diseases
    • Robust and broad inpatient ID consultation experience caring for patients at tertiary referral centers
  • Multidisciplinary family-centered HIV ambulatory clinic experience
    • Pediatric TB clinic experience
    • Extensive Global Health opportunities
  • Mentored research with 23 months of dedicated research time of fellow’s interest
  • For Internal Medicine-Pediatric trainees, the option for a 4-year combined Adult & Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship with past, including Dr. Green Hines, and current fellows
  • Biopreparedness training opportunities through UNMC’s involvement with the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC) in partnership with Emory and Bellevue Hospital in NY.

TITLE(S) OF RECENT FELLOWS’ PUBLISHED RESEARCH PAPERS:

  1. Aldrich AM, Lyden ER, Edouard J, Gautier J, Delair SF (2019) Adopting a Pediatric HIVQUAL-H Framework in Measuring the Quality of
    Pediatric HIV Care in Haiti. J AIDS Clin Res 10: 787.
  2. Parry SM, Aldrich AM, Carlson AV, Trotter SA, Iwen PC, Cieslak TJ. Salmonella enterica Serotype Panama: An exceptionally virulent cause of illness in children? SAGE Open Med Case Rep. 2019 Feb 21;7:2050313X19830277. doi: 10.1177/2050313X19830277. PMID: 30815262; PMCID: PMC6385320.
  3. Brooks D, Abdessalam S, Davies HD, Aldrich AM,Bedrnicek J, Gollehon N, Invasive cutaneous mucormycosis in an extremely preterm infant, Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, Volume 35,2018, Pages 52-56, ISSN 2213-5766, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsc.2018.05.018.
  4. Skar G, Simonsen KA. Painful Foot Nodules and Rash in a Teenager. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Jun 1;6(2):211-213. doi: 10.1093/jpids/pix002. PMID: 28340194.
  5. Gutierrez-Murgas YM, Skar G, Ramirez D, Beaver M, Snowden JN. IL-10 plays an important role in the control of inflammation but not in the bacterial burden in S. epidermidis CNS catheter infection. J Neuroinflammation. 2016 Oct 13;13(1):271. doi: 10.1186/s12974-016-0741-1. PMID: 27737696; PMCID: PMC5064787.

GRANT FUNDING RECEIVED FOR FELLOW RESEARCH PROJECTS:

UNMC Department of Pediatrics Departmental Grant (2016)
UNMC Department of Pediatrics Departmental Grant (2017)

AFFILIATED HOSPITALS:

UNMC
Children’s Hospital & Medical Center

NUMBER OF INPATIENT/OUTPATIENT CONSULTS PER YEAR:  1,075

FELLOWS ACCEPTED EACH YEAR:  1

VISAS ACCEPTED:  J1, H1B

FUNDING ENSURED FOR ALL 3 YEARS:  Yes

IS COMPLETION OF PEDIATRIC RESIDENCY TRAINING IN THE U.S. OR CANADA A REQUIREMENT:  Yes

Program provides training (didactic lectures, hands on experience, or antimicrobial stewardship meetings/membership) in:

  1. Microbiology lab on site
  2. Infection control and hospital epidemiology
  3. Antimicrobial stewardship
  4. Immunocompromised hosts

Opportunities to fulfill the ABP requirements for scholarly activity is available in the following general areas:

  1. Antimicrobial agents
  2. Antimicrobial stewardship
  3. Bacteriology/bacterial infections
  4. Bioethics
  5. Biopreparedness
  6. Clinical trials
  7. Epidemiology and statistics
  8. Global health
  9. HIV
  10. Immunizations
  11. Infection control/hospital epidemiology
  12. Medical education
  13. Mycology/fungal infections
  14. Parasitology/parasitic diseases
  15. Public health
  16. Quality improvement
  17. Transplant medicine
  18. Virology/viral diseases

Opportunities exist for research outside of the ID Division:  Yes

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):  Yes

 

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