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Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine


2017 S Jefferson St.
Rm 117 Rehab Building
Roanoke, VA  24014

Phone: 540 853 0158
Fax: 540 981 8841
Website: http://www.carilionclinic.org/Carilion/IM
Email: tmkerkering@carilionclinic.org

Training Program Director

Thomas M. Kerkering   Professor of Medicine and Chief  MD, FACP, FIDSA

Research Interests: 

Participating Hospitals

  • Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital : 825
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Salem, Va. : 295

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?

60

Training is for:

MD
DO

Are there citizenship requirements?

Yes

Citizenship Requirements:

U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card)

Types of visas accepted:

Number of fellows accepted each year:

2

Duration of the Fellowship (years):

2 or 3 years

The Program has a training grant (T32):

No

Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:

300+

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

none (this is a new program)

Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):

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

No

Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done

Thomas M. Kerkering  MD, FACP, FIDSA; Professor

Research Interests: HIV-1 clinical care, antifungal therapy, Healthcare-associated infections, Pseudomonas pathogenesis

Faculty

Deborah D. Demicco  M.D.; Assistant Professor

Research Interests: antimicrobial stewardship

Dorothy C. Garner  M.D.; Assistant Professor

Research Interests: C. difficile disease management, Pseudomonas pathogenesis

Thomas M. Kerkering  M.D. FACP, FIDSA; Professor

Research Interests: HIV-1 clinical care, antifungal therapy, Healthcare-associated infections, Pseudomonas pathogenesis

Stephanie Nagy-Agren  M.D.; Assistant Professor

Research Interests: antiviral therapy, influenza vaccines

Charles J. Schleupner  M.Sc., M.D., FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA; Professor

Research Interests: antiviral agents, viral vaccines, healthcare-associated infections, antibacterial agents

Jean A. Smith  M.D.; Assistant Professor

Research Interests: antimicrobial therapy

Jayasimha Rao  Ph.D. Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Pseudomonas pathogenesis

Amanda Hansen  Pharm.D.; Clinical Assistant Professor, VCU-MCV

Liwu Li  Ph.D.; Professor, Virginia Tech

Research Interests: intracellular signaling molecules and receptors (e.g.IL-1, kinases)

X.J. Meng , M.D., Ph.D.; Professor, Virginia Tech

Research Interests: human Hepatitis E, porcine viral vaccines

Biswarup Mukhopadhyay  Ph.D.; Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech

Research Interests: bacterial genetics and metabolism

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