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Baylor University Medical Center

Baylor University Medical Center


Division of Infectious Diseases
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX 75246

Phone: 214 820 2361
Fax: 214 820 7272
Website: http://www.baylorhealth.edu/Education/gradmeded/Fellowships/Infectious%20Disease%20Fellowship/Pages/default.aspx
Email: Cristie.Columbus@baylorhealth.edu

Training Program Director

Cristie Columbus, MD

Research Interests: Infection control and hospital epidemiology; undergraduate and graduate medical education; outpatient infusion therapy

Participating Hospitals

Baylor University Medical Center: 1025
Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital: 64
Baylor Institute of Rehabilitation: 100
Baylor Specialty Hospitals: 98

Program Training Offerings

How does this program meet the ABIM requirements for training in clinical microbiology?

Didactic LecturesHands-on Experience

The Program provides training in hospital epidemiology through:

Didactic LecturesHands-on Experience

The Program provides clinical experience for fellows in the following:

Infections in marrow transplantInfections in solid organ transplant patientsInfections in travelers and tropical medicineInfections in childrenInfections in Hematology and Oncology patients

This Program provides training in STD management through:

Didactic LecturesHands-on Experience

The Program has a didactic lecture course for fellows:

true

If yes, what is the average number of lectures provided over a two-year period?

5/month

Training is for:

MDDO

Are there citizenship requirements?

false

Citizenship Requirements:

Types of visas accepted:

J-1

Number of fellows accepted each year:

1

Duration of the Fellowship (years):

2

The Program has a training grant (T32):

false

Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:

360

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

N/A - new program

Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):

The research division of North Texas Infectious Diseases, PA, has a very active clinical research program.  Fellows will spend half-day per week during the 24 months of fellowship on research that is expected to result in publication in a peer-reviewed journal and presentation at regional, state, or national professional societies. 

 

The primary institution has a high volume of ID consultations. 

 

The primary institution has a very active transplantation service, having provided over 3200 none marrow transplants and 8700 solid organ transplants.  

 

BUMC has a very active hematology-oncology service, providing extensive experience in the treatment of the chemotherapy- immunosuppressed patient.   

 

BUMC is a level 1 trauma center, providing fellows with exposure to management of complex traumatic and post operative infections, including orthopedic, neurosurgical, cardio-thoracic, and abdominal infections. 

 

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

true

Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done

William L. Sutker, MD

William L. Sutker, MD

Faculty

Louis M. Sloan, MD

Louis M. Sloan, MD

Mezgebe Berhe, MD, MPH

Mezgebe Berhe, MD, MPH

Cedric W. Spak, MD, MPH

Cedric W. Spak, MD, MPH

Clinton C. Haley, MD, MPH

Clinton C. Haley, MD, MPH

Christopher J. Bettacchi, MD

Christopher J. Bettacchi, MD

William L. Sutker, MD

William L. Sutker, MD

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