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University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago

808 S. Wood Street
Chicago, IL  60612

Phone: 312 996 6732
Fax: 312 413 1657

Training Program Director

Jeremy D. Young MD, MPH    

Research Interests:  HIV disease, Hepatitis C/HIV co-infection.

Participating Hospitals

  • University of Illinois Medical Center : 500
  • West Side VA Medical Center : 300

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:


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):

2 - 3

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

James L. Cook , MD

Research Interests: Mycobacterial diseases; viral gene modulation of the cellular apoptotic response


Augusto Alonto , MD

Research Interests: Hospital Epidemiology, molecular mechanisms of HIV immune evasion

Jose Bolanos , MD

Research Interests: ID clinical care, HIV disease

Nina Clark , MD

Research Interests: Transplant related infections, pathogenesis and treatment of fungal infections

Mahmood Ghassemi , PhD

Research Interests: HIV Immunopathogenesis

Ronald Hershow , MD, MPH

Research Interests: Human immunodeficiency virus in women, hepatitis C virus infection, and nosocomial infections, HIV/Hep C vertical transmission

Richard M. Novak , MD

Research Interests: HIV disease, clinical trial design, Director of HIV outreach program

Douglas Passaro , MD, MPH

Research Interests: Epidemiology of H. Pylori, gastric acidity and infectious diseases, outbreak investigations

Jonathan Uy , MD

Research Interests: Antiretroviral therapy and clinical trials, HIV drug resistance, genomics and HIV therapy, automated clinical decision support systems and HIV care, antiretroviral therapy in developing countries.

Peter Williamson , MD

Research Interests: Molecular mechanisms of pathogensis of mycoses, particularly Cryptococcus neoformans

Fred Zar , MD

Research Interests: HIV therapy, C. difficile diarrhea and medical education

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