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Southern Illinois University

Southern Illinois University

School of Medicine
701 N. First Street, Rm. A-478
PO Box 19636
Springfield, IL 62794

Phone: 217 545 9148
Fax: 217 545 8025

Training Program Director

Southern Illinois University Janak Koirala MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA

Participating Hospitals

Memorial Medical Center : 750
St. John's Hospital : 800

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 LecturesContinuity Clinic

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 LecturesAttendance 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:

Types of visas accepted:

Number of fellows accepted each year:

1 - 2

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

Janak Koirala MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA

Janak Koirala


James M. Goodrich MD, PhD

James M. Goodrich

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