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Temple University

Temple University

Temple University Health Sciences Center
Section of Infectious Diseases
501 Parkinson Pavilion 3401 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19140

Phone: 215 707 3807
Fax: 215 707 4414
Website: www.temple.edu/ID
Email: heather.clauss@tuhs.temple.edu

Training Program Director

Heather Clauss, MD     

Research Interests: 

Participating Hospitals

  • Temple Hospital : 480
  • St. Christopher Hospital for Children : 130
  • Fox Chase Cancer Center : 100

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:

Yes

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

20

Training is for:

MD

Are there citizenship requirements?

No

Types of visas accepted:

Number of fellows accepted each year:

2

Duration of the Fellowship (years):

2-3

The Program has a training grant (T32):

No

Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:

500

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

10

Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):

 

One month at pediatric hospital with three full-time Pediatric ID Specialists. Out-patient experience in vaginitis center and STD Clinic. One month at Cancer Center.

 

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

No

Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done

Bennett Lorber, MD, Prof.

Research Interests: Listeriosis, society and infection

Faculty

Peter Axelrod MD, Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: Hospital epidemiology

Thomas Fekete MD, Prof.

Research Interests: Susceptibility testing and resistance mechanisms

Byungse Suh, MD, Ph.D., Prof.

Research Interests: Protein binding and drug toxicity

Robert M. Swenson, MD, Prof.

Research Interests: Medicine and law

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