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University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

3400 Spruce St.
Ste E, 3 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA  19104

Phone: 215 615 4724
Fax: 215 662 7611

Training Program Director

Emily A. Blumberg, MD   Professor of Medicine  

Research Interests:  Transplant infectious diseases

Participating Hospitals

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: 650
  • Pennsylvania Hospital : 400
  • Presbyterian Medical Center : 350
  • Children's Hospital: 270
  • Philadelphia VA Medical Center : 146

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
Attendence 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:


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):


Training available in STD city health clinics and at Children's' Hospital.  Research training in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Master or Ph.D. program available to fellows interested in clinical research. Basic science training grant with mentor in many departments at the University.


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


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done

Harvey M. Friedman, MD, Prof.

Research Interests: HSV immune evasion


Todd Barton, MD, Clin. Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Transplant Infectious Diseases

Gregory Bisson, MD, Instructor

Research Interests: HIV International Health

Patrick J. Brennan, MD, Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: Hospital epidemiology

Laurence Buxbaum, MD, Ph.D., Instr.

Research Interests: Leishmania immune control

Neil O. Fishman, MD, Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Antibiotic resistance

Phillip A. Green, MD, Clin. Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: HIV and TB

Robert Gross, MD, Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Adherence to therapy and HIV

Stephen J. Gluckman, MD, Prof.

Research Interests: Geographical medicine

Janet Hines, MD, Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Clinical care of HIV

Stuart N. Isaacs, MD, Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Vaccinia virus-immune evasion

Nicholas Kefalides, MD, Prof.

Research Interests: Basement membrane collagen

Jay R. Kostman, MD, Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: HIV clinical trials

Ebbing Lautenbach, MD, MPH, Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Epidemiology of antibiotic resistance

Darren Linkin, MD, Instructor

Research Interests: Nosocomial Infections

Rob Roy MacGregor, MD, Prof.

Research Interests: HIV opportunistic infections

Richard Maniglia, MD, Clin. Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: HIV and TB

Joel N. Maslow, MD, PhD, Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: Molecular epidemiology and mycobacterial infection

Paul McGovern, MD, Clin. Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Antibiotic Utilization and Resistance, Nosocomial Infections

Anne Norris, MD, Instr.

Research Interests: HIV and lyme chronic fatigue

Steven Reiner, MD, Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: T-cell immunology

Harvey Rubin, MD, PhD, Prof.

Research Interests: Biochemistry of inflammatory protease/protease inhibitors

Mindy Schuster, MD, Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Fungal infections

Drew Weissman, MD, PhD, Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: HIV-dendritic cell function

Pablo Tebas, MD, Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: HIV Treatment and Metabolic Complications

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