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George Washington University

George Washington University Medical Center

Division of Infectious Diseases
2150 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Department of Medicine
Washington, DC  20037

Phone: 202 741 2234
Fax: 202 741 2241

Training Program Director

Afsoon D. Roberts MD  Assoc. Prof.  

Research Interests:  HIV, opportunistic infections

Participating Hospitals

  • George Washington Medical Center: 250
  • National Institutes of Health: 200
  • Washington VA Medical Center : 250

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

This Program provides training in STD management through:

Didactic Lectures

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?


Citizenship Requirements:

U.S. Preferred

Types of visas accepted:

Number of fellows accepted each year:

2 - 3

Duration of the Fellowship (years):

2 - 3

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


Gary L. Simon , MD, PhD , Prof.

Research Interests: Therapy of HIV, metabolic effects of HIV and antiretroviral therapy and septic shock


Debra A. Benator , MD , Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: HIV and mycobacterial infections and HCV

Cynthia L. Gibe , MD , Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: Metabolic effects of HIV infection and HCV

Fred M. Gordin , MD , Prof.  Section Chief, VAMC

Research Interests: Treatment of HIV and mycobacterial infections

Peter J. Hotez , MD, PhD , Prof.  Chairman, Department of Microbiology and Tropical Medicine

Research Interests: Tropical medicine, hookworm infection, and vaccine development

Virginia L. Kan , MD , Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: Diagnosis and treatment of mycoses

Ann Labriola , MD , Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: Treatment of HIV Infection, Interleukin-2

Angelike Liappis , MD , Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: Sepsis, Cytokines

David M. Parenti , MD , Prof.

Research Interests: HIV, opportunistic infections and hospital-acquired infections

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