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Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas Jefferson University


211 South 9th Street, Suite 210

Philadelphia, PA  19107

Phone: 215 955 7785
Fax: 215 955 9362
Website: www.jeffersonhospital.org/residency
Email: joseph.desimone@jefferson.edu

Training Program Director

Joseph A. DeSimone, Jr., Assoc. Prof.     

Research Interests:  HIV infection

Participating Hospitals

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital : 800
  • Lankenau Hospital : 500
  • DuPont Hospital : 200

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
Courses Elsewhere
Attendence

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?

100

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

The Program has a training grant (T32):

No

Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:

200

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

10

Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):

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

No

Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done

Kathleen Squires, MD, Prof.  HIV infection

Faculty

Katherine Belden, MD

Research Interests: HIV infection

Phyllis Flomenberg, MD, Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Immunocompromised hosts

David Horn, MD, Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: Fungal infections

Robert E. Measley, MD

Research Interests: Surgical infections, transplant

Randi Silibovsky, MD

Research Interests: Transplant infections

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