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Medical College of Georgia

Medical College of Georgia

Section of Infectious Diseases
1120 15th Street
CB 1835
Augusta, GA 30912

Phone: 706 721 2236
Fax: 706 721 7244

Training Program Director

Rhonda E. Colombo MD

Participating Hospitals

VA Medical Center-Augusta : 900
Medical College of Georgia : 600

Program Training Offerings

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

Hands-on Experience

The Program provides training in hospital epidemiology through:

Continuity ClinicHands-on Experiences

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 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 (ERASĀ®)?


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done

J. Peter Rissing MD

J. Peter Rissing


Brian A. Catto MD

Brian A. Catto

D. Baxter Craig MD

D. Baxter Craig

Maliga Ganapathy MD

Maliga Ganapathy

David Habruchak MD

David Habruchak

Cheryl L. Newman MD

Cheryl L. Newman

Keith F. Woeltje MD, PhD

Keith F. Woeltje

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