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The University of Chicago

The University of Chicago

Division of Biological Sciences Section of Infectious Diseases
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
MC 5065
Chicago, IL  60637

Phone: 773 702 2710
Fax: 773 702 8998
Website: http://www.bsd.uchicago.edu/index.html
Email: jbenoit@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

Training Program Director

Jean-Luc Benoit MD  Asst. Prof.  

Research Interests:  HIV disease and adherence, international health, travel medicine, parasitic infections

Participating Hospitals

  • The University of Chicago Hospitals : 550

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

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
DO

Are there citizenship requirements?

Yes

Citizenship Requirements:

U.S. Preferred

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:

350

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

Prof.

David Pitrak , MD , Prof.

Research Interests: HIV disease and immune reconstitution, primary immunodeficiencies, fungal infections

Faculty

Elaine Petrof , MD , Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Probiotics

Kenneth Pursell , MD , Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: Transplant-related infections, transplant in HIV, fungal infections, HIV

Renslow Sherer , MD , Prof.

Research Interests: International HIV

Stephen Weber , MD , Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Hospital epidemiology, healthcare-related infections, resistant bacterial infections

Matthew Wynia , MD , Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Ethics in infectious diseases

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