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Columbia University and Harlem Hospital Center

Columbia University

Harlem Hospital Center
506 Lenox Avenue
Room 3101-A
New York, NY  10037

Phone: 212 939 2936
Fax: 212 939 2968
Website: http://www.cumc.columbia.edu/HarlemMedicine/dom.html
Email: wme1@columbia.edu

Training Program Director

Vel Sivapalan MD  Asst. Prof.  

Research Interests:  HIV, TB and Infection Control

Participating Hospitals

  • Harlem Hospital : 500
  • Mt. Sinai Medical Center : 

Program Training Offerings

How does this program meet the ABIM requirements for training in clinical microbiology?

Didactic Lectures
Hands-on Experience

The Program provides training in hospital epidemiology through:

Didactic Lectures
Continuity Clinic

The Program provides clinical experience for fellows in the following:

Infections in marrow transplant
Infections in solid organ transplant patients
Infections in travelers and tropical medicine
Infections in children

This Program provides training in STD management through:

Didactic Lectures
Courses Elsewhere

The Program has a didactic lecture course for fellows:

Yes

If yes, what is the average number of lectures provided over a two-year period?

120

Training is for:

MD

Are there citizenship requirements?

No

Types of visas accepted:

Number of fellows accepted each year:

2 - 3

Duration of the Fellowship (years):

2

The Program has a training grant (T32):

No

Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:

200

Number of Fellows completing the Program in the last 5 years:

11

Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):

Applications accepted via Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®)?

No

Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done

Prof.

Wafaa El-Sadr , MD, MPH , Prof.

Research Interests: HIV, TB, Epidemiology, and clinical trials

Faculty

Judith Absalon , MD

Research Interests: Sexually Transmitted Infections, HIV, and Epidemiology

Oladipo Alao , MD

Research Interests: Clinical Trials

Sharon B. Mannheimer , MD , Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: TB, HIV and Adherence

Tjark Schliep , MD

Research Interests: HIV, TB, and Hepatitis C

Monika Shah , MD

Research Interests: HIV and Women

Cosmina Zeana , MD

Research Interests: HIV

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