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Albert Einstein Medical Center


5401 Old York Road
Klein Bldg. Ste 363
Philadelphia, PA  19141

Phone: 215 456 4555
Fax: 215 456 7926
Website: http://www.einstein.edu/education/infectious-disease/
Email: hooklaur@einstein.edu

Training Program Director

Sarah Perloff   Program Director  DO, FACP

Research Interests: 

Participating Hospitals

  • Albert Einstein Medical Center : 600

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
Infection Control rotation

The Program provides clinical experience for fellows in the following:

Infections in solid organ transplant patients
Infections in travelers and tropical medicine
Continuity clinic for HIV+ patients
Fungal infections, diagnostics, therapeutics
Infections in HIV/AIDS, including opportunistic
Sexually transmitted diseases
Viral Infections (non-HIV), including HSV, CMV, VZ
Emerging pathogens
Vaccinology

This Program provides training in STD management through:

Didactic Lectures
Department of Health STD clinic, Continuity Clinic for HIV + Patients

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?

68

Training is for:

MD
DO

Are there citizenship requirements?

No

Types of visas accepted:

H1b, J1

Number of fellows accepted each year:

1

Duration of the Fellowship (years):

2

The Program has a training grant (T32):

No

Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:

225

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

10

Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):

Outside electives in BMT available

TB & STD rotation at the Philadelphia Department of Health

Simulation Center

Annual In-Training Exam

Viral Hepatitis clinic elective

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

Yes

Timeframe when applications are accepted:

July - October

Timeframe when interviews are done

July - October

Robert Fischer  MD

Faculty

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