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MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Affiliated with Georgetown University

Affiliated with Georgetown University Medical School
110 Irving St, NW
Rm 2A56
Washington, DC 20010

Phone: 202 877 7164
Fax: 202 877 0341

Training Program Director

MedStar Washington Hospital Center Glenn Wortmann MD, FIDSA, FACP

Research Interests: Nosocomial Infections

Participating Hospitals

Washington Hospital Center:

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 LecturesRotation with Infection Control Service. Attendance at the annual Fellows Course Hospital Control and Epidemiology

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 childrenContinuity clinic for HIV+ patientsFungal infections, diagnostics, therapeuticsInfections in HIV/AIDS, including opportunisticSexually transmitted diseasesViral Infections (non-HIV), including HSV, CMV, VZEmerging pathogensVaccinologyInternational HealthFellows have the opportunity to do a month of pediatric ID at Children's National Medical Center, a month-long rotation at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a one-week microbiology rotation at NIH, an epidemiology course at Johns Hopkins, and to attend one paid educational meeting per year.

This Program provides training in STD management through:

Didactic LecturesClinical Experience

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:


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

Mid-August through October

Glenn Wortmann MD, FIDSA, FACP

Glenn Wortmann


Leon Lai MD

Leon Lai

Maria E. Ruiz MD

Maria E. Ruiz

Chris Woods MD

Chris Woods

Dawn Fishbein MD

Dawn Fishbein

Faria Farhat MD

Faria Farhat

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