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University of California, San Francisco

University of California, San Francisco

Department of Medicine
521 Parnassus Avenue
Division of Infectious Diseases, S-380
San Francisco, CA  94143

Phone: 415 476 9362
Fax: 415 476 9364

Training Program Director

Brian S. Schwartz MD    

Research Interests: 

Participating Hospitals

  • USCF Hospitals (Moffit-Long): 560
  • San Francisco General Hospital : 582
  • San Francisco VA Medical Center : 378

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

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:


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):

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


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done


Richard M. Locksley , MD , Professor

Research Interests: Immunopathogenesis of infectious and inflammatory diseases based on developmental regulation of effector


David Bangsberg , MD

Research Interests: Tuberculosis in homeless and HIV

Geo. F. Brooks , MD

Research Interests: Pathogenesis of gonorrhea and cost-effective clinical microbiology

Eric J. Brown , MD

Research Interests: Regulation of the macrophage cytoskeleton

Henry F. Chambers , MD

Research Interests: Antibiotic resistance, tuberculosis, staphylococcal infections and endocarditis

Joanne N. Engel , MD, PhD

Research Interests: Molecular genetic study of the development cycle and pathogenesis of chlamydia trachomatis, signal transduction leishmania and pathogenesis of pseudomonas lung infections

Joel D. Ernst , MD

Research Interests: Cell and molecular biology of host-pathogen interaction in tuberculosis, regulation of phagosome trafficking and fusion

Donald E. Ganem , MD

Research Interests: Viral replication and pathogenesis: HHV8, hepatitis delta and hepatitis B virus

Ruth M. Greenblatt , MD

Research Interests: AIDS, HIV, pathogenesis, sexually transmitted disease epidemiology and health services

Harry Hollander , MD

Research Interests: HIV and neurological complications

Peter C. Jensen , MD

Research Interests: Clinical investigations in patients with HIV infection

Richard A. Jacobs , MD, PhD

Research Interests: Therapy of funguria, neurosurgical, sepsis and orthopedic infections

Jane F. Koehler , MD

Research Interests: Molecular epidemiology and pathogenesis of bartonella species causing bacillary angiomatosis

Harry W. Lampiris , MD

Research Interests: infections, antiretroviral therapy and nosocomial infections

Richard G. Nelson , PhD

Research Interests: Molecular and cellular biology of pathogenic apicomplexan parasites plasmodium falciparum and cryptosporidium parvum

Joel M. Palefsky , MD

Research Interests: Molecular biology, clinical correlates of HPV and EBV infection

D. Lynn Pulliam , PhD

Research Interests: and aids dementia research focused on CARV and HIV

Francoise Perdeau-Remington , PhD

Research Interests: Molecular epidemiology of emerging pathogens and staphylococcal infections

Philip J. Rosenthal , MD

Research Interests: Proteolytic enzymes in the biology of malaria parasites

Paul Sullam , MD

Research Interests: Microbial platelet interactions such as in pathogenesis of endocarditis

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