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Tulane University

Tulane University

School of Medicine
1430 Tulane Avenue
New Orleans, LA  70122

Phone: 504 988 7316
Fax: 504 988 3644

Training Program Director

David M. Mushatt MD, MPH&TM  Assoc. Prof.  

Research Interests:  Clinical trials, HIV/AIDS, atypical mycobacterial infections, and mycoses, and HIV Disease Management

Participating Hospitals

  • Charity Hospital of New Orleans : 345
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clinic : 362
  • VA Medical Center : 329

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

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:


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


Training is for:


Are there citizenship requirements?


Citizenship Requirements:

U.S. Preferred

Types of visas accepted:

Number of fellows accepted each year:

2 - 3

Duration of the Fellowship (years):


The Program has a training grant (T32):


Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:


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


Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):

Fellows may elect to pursue an MPH/MPHTM degree during the second year of Fellowship at Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

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


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done


Newton E. Hyslop, Jr. , MD , Prof.

Research Interests: Clinical trials, HIV/AIDS, mycoses, central nervous system infections, and tuberculosis


Mark A. Beilke , MD , Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: Retrovirology, pathogenesis of HTLV-I and II, and HIV genotype drug resistance

Ruth Berggren , MD , Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: HIV-HBV/HCV co-infection, prevention of maternal-to-child transmission of HIV, clinical trials

M. Pierre Dejace , MD, MPH , Assoc. prof.

Research Interests: Tropical medicine and hospital epidemiology

Rodrigo Hasbun , MD , Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Clinical trials, HIV/AIDS, and meningitis

Susan L. F. McLellan , MD , Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Tropical medicine, travel medicine, and HIV/AIDS

Richard Witzig , MD , Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Infection control, atypical mycobacterial infections, tropical medicine

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