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Spectrum Health/MSU

Michigan State University

100 Michigan Street
MC 188
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Phone: 616 391 3776
Fax: 616 391 3130

Training Program Director

Spectrum Health/MSU Jorgelina de Sanctis, MD

Research Interests: Transplant ID

Participating Hospitals

Spectrum Health - Butterworth Campus: 780
Spectrum Health-Blodgett Campus: 284
Mercy Health Grand Rapids: 344
Spectrum Health-Helen DeVos Children's Hospital: 234

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 ClinicRotation in Infection Control

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 HealthLVAD Infection Management

This Program provides training in STD management through:

Didactic LecturesCourses ElsewhereAttendence

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:

J-1 Only

Number of fellows accepted each year:

2 per year

Duration of the Fellowship (years):

2 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):

Multidisciplinary Didactics with Cardiology and Pulm/CC

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


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

July 15-September 20

Timeframe when interviews are done


Russell Lampen, DO

Russell Lampen, DO


Christina Fahlsing, MD

Christina Fahlsing, MD

Andrew Jameson, MD

Andrew Jameson, MD

Brian Petroelje, MD

Brian Petroelje, MD

Gordana Simeunovic, MD

Gordana Simeunovic, MD

Liam Sullivan, DO

Liam Sullivan, DO

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