search icon
  • Print
  • ShareThis
  • Text Size

Baylor University Medical Center

Baylor University Medical Center


Division of Infectious Diseases
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX  75246

Phone: 214 820 2361
Fax: 214 820 7272
Website: http://www.baylorhealth.edu/Education/gradmeded/Fellowships/Infectious%20Disease%20Fellowship/Pages/default.aspx
Email: Cristie.Columbus@baylorhealth.edu

Training Program Director

Cristie Columbus, MD     

Research Interests:  Infection control and hospital epidemiology; undergraduate and graduate medical education; outpatient infusion therapy

Participating Hospitals

  • Baylor University Medical Center: 1025
  • Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital: 64
  • Baylor Institute of Rehabilitation: 100
  • Baylor Specialty Hospitals: 98

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

This Program provides training in STD management through:

Didactic Lectures
Hands-on Experience

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?

5/month

Training is for:

MD
DO

Are there citizenship requirements?

No

Types of visas accepted:

J-1

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:

360

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

N/A - new program

Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):

The research division of North Texas Infectious Diseases, PA, has a very active clinical research program.  Fellows will spend half-day per week during the 24 months of fellowship on research that is expected to result in publication in a peer-reviewed journal and presentation at regional, state, or national professional societies. 

 

The primary institution has a high volume of ID consultations. 

 

The primary institution has a very active transplantation service, having provided over 3200 none marrow transplants and 8700 solid organ transplants.  

 

BUMC has a very active hematology-oncology service, providing extensive experience in the treatment of the chemotherapy- immunosuppressed patient.   

 

BUMC is a level 1 trauma center, providing fellows with exposure to management of complex traumatic and post operative infections, including orthopedic, neurosurgical, cardio-thoracic, and abdominal infections. 

 

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

Yes

Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done

Division Chief

William L. Sutker, MD , Division Chief

Research Interests: Patient safety; infection control and hospital epidemiology; graduate medical education; sepsis/septic shock

Faculty

Louis M. Sloan, MD

Research Interests: Human immunodeficiency virus infections; post-operative infections; fungal infections; infections in transplant recipients

Mezgebe Berhe, MD, MPH

Research Interests: Human immunodeficiency virus infections; tuberculosis; tropical medicine; infections in transplant recipients

Cedric W. Spak, MD, MPH

Research Interests: Human immunodeficiency virus infections; other viral infections; infections in transplant recipients

Clinton C. Haley, MD, MPH

Research Interests: Human immunodeficiency virus infections; general infectious diseases; epidemiology and public health

Christopher J. Bettacchi, MD

Research Interests: Human immunodeficiency virus infections; general infectious diseases; infection control and hospital epidemiology

William L. Sutker, MD

Research Interests: Infection control and hospital epidemiology; graduate medical education; patient safety

Average 0 out of 5

| HIVMA | Contact Us

© Copyright IDSA 2014 Infectious Diseases Society of America

Full Site Mobile Site