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George Washington University

George Washington University Medical Center

Division of Infectious Diseases
2150 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Department of Medicine
Washington, DC 20037

Phone: 202 741 2234
Fax: 202 741 2241
Website: https://smhs.gwu.edu/medicine/divisions/infectious-diseases/why-choose-gw-infectiouse-diseases
Email: aroberts@mfa.gwu.edu

Training Program Director

George Washington University Afsoon Roberts MD

Research Interests: HIV/AIDS, Female vaginal tract immune function

Participating Hospitals

George Washington Medical Center: 250
National Institutes of Health: 200
Washington VA Medical Center : 295

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 LecturesOption to participate in Infection Control meetings

The Program provides clinical experience for fellows in the following:

Infections in marrow transplantInfections in solid organ transplant patientsInfections in travelers and tropical medicine

This Program provides training in STD management through:

Didactic LecturesClinical Treatment 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?

90

Training is for:

MD

Are there citizenship requirements?

true

Citizenship Requirements:

U.S. Preferred

Types of visas accepted:

Green Card, J-1 Visa

Number of fellows accepted each year:

2 - 3

Duration of the Fellowship (years):

2 - 3

The Program has a training grant (T32):

false

Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:

460

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

12

Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):

Antibiotic Stewardship, HIV-HCV co-infection Treatment

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

true

Timeframe when applications are accepted:

July 15th to September 1st

Timeframe when interviews are done

August to October

Gary L. Simon MD, PhD

Gary L. Simon

Faculty

Fred M. Gordin MD Section Chief, VAMC

Fred M. Gordin

Debra A. Benator MD

Debra A. Benator

Cynthia L. Gibert MD

Cynthia L. Gibert

Alan Greenberg MD

Alan Greenberg

Virginia L. Kan MD

Virginia L. Kan

Angelike Liappis MD

Angelike Liappis

David M. Parenti MD

David M. Parenti

Marc Siegel MD

Marc Siegel

Afsoon Roberts MD

Afsoon Roberts

Carmen Tuazon MD

Carmen Tuazon

Mudit Tyagi PhD

Mudit Tyagi

Amy Weintrob MD

Amy Weintrob

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