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Drexel University

Drexel University

Drexel University College of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine
245 North 15th Street, Mailstop 461 6308 New College Building
Philadelphia, PA  19102-1192

Phone: 215 762 3489
Fax: 215 762 3031

Training Program Director

Christopher Bruno, MD     

Research Interests: 

Participating Hospitals

  • Hahnemann University Hospital : 618
  • Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital : 465
  • St. Christopher's Hospital for Children : 183

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
Hands-on Experiences

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
Attendance at STD Clinic

The Program has a didactic lecture course for fellows:


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


Training is for:


Are there citizenship requirements?


Types of visas accepted:

Number of fellows accepted each year:


Duration of the Fellowship (years):


The Program has a training grant (T32):


Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:


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


Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):

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


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done

Elias Abrutyn, MD, Prof.

Research Interests: Epidemiology of urinary tract infections in the elderly, risk factors for endocarditis; seroepidemiology of HIV infection in IV drug users


Daniel Alvarez, MD, Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Clinical trials in HIV/AIDS

Lenore Asbel, MD, Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Sexually transmitted diseases

Kleper deAlmeida, MD, Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Infections in oncology, fungal infections

Christopher Emery, MD

Research Interests: Clinical microbiology

Amy C. Fuchs, MD, Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Clinical efficacy and role of cytokines in infectious diseases, medical education

Jeffrey Jacobson, MD

Research Interests: Sexually transmitted diseases, nosocomial infections, hospital epidemiology

Matthew E. Levison, MD, Prof.

Research Interests: Pharmacodynamics of antimicrobial agents, pathogenesis and therapy of experimental endocarditis, travel medicine

William R. Short, MD, Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Clinical trials in HIV/AIDS

Allison J. Sigler, MD, Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Clinical trials in HIV/AIDS

Allan R. Tunkel, MD, Prof.

Research Interests: Bacterial meningitis

James Witek, MD, Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Clinical trials in HIV/AIDS

Henry M. Wu, MD, Asst. Prof.

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