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Infectious Diseases Fellowship, Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina School of Medicine
135 Rutledge Avenue
12th Floor Rutledge Tower
Charleston, SC  29425

Phone: 843 792 4542
Fax: 843 792 6680
Website: http://clinicaldepartments.musc.edu/medicine/divisions/infectious/index.htm
Email: nelsonsh@musc.edu

Training Program Director

Cassandra Salgado, MD, MS   Associate Professor of Medicine, Hospital Epidemiologist, Hospital Epidemiologist, Vice Chair for Quality Improvement  

Research Interests:  Healthcare Associated Infections

Participating Hospitals

  • Medical University of South Carolina : 700
  • Ralph H Johnson Veterans Administration : 195

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
Hands On Experience

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
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
International Health

This Program provides training in STD management through:

Didactic Lectures

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?

80

Training is for:

MD
DO

Are there citizenship requirements?

Yes

Citizenship Requirements:

US Citizen or applicable Visa

Types of visas accepted:

J, H

Number of fellows accepted each year:

2

Duration of the Fellowship (years):

2

The Program has a training grant (T32):

No

Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:

300

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

11

Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):

Independent Solid Organ Transplant Service, Formal Antibiotic Stewardship rotation available

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

Yes

Timeframe when applications are accepted:

August - October

Timeframe when interviews are done

September - November

Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology

J Michael Kilby, MD , Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology

Research Interests: HIV

Faculty

Michael Sean Boger, MD, PharmD , Assistant Professor of Medicine

Research Interests: HIV

J Robert Cantey, MD , Professor of Medicine

Research Interests: Vascular Access

LW Preston Church, MD , Associate Professor of Medicine

Research Interests: Atypical Mycobacteria

Juan Manuel Gomez, MD, MS , Assistant Professor of Medicine

Research Interests: Antimicrobial Stewardship

Wei Jiang, MD , Associate Professor of Research

Research Interests: HIV Immunology

Evgenia Kagan, MD , Assistant Professor of Medicine

Research Interests: Vascular Access

Camelia Marculescu, MD, MS , Associate Professor of Medicine

Research Interests: Prosthetic Joint Infections

Tue Ngo, MD , Assistant Professor of Medicine

Research Interests: Solid Organ Transplant

Dannah Wray, MD , Associate Professor of Medicine

Research Interests: Solid Organ Transplant

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