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State University of New York, Downstate

State University of New York, Downstate

SUNY Downstate Medical Center
450 Clarkson Avenue, Box 56

Brooklyn, NY 11203

Phone: 718 270 1432
Fax: 718 270 4123

Training Program Director

State University of New York, Downstate Michael H. Augenbraun MD

Research Interests: STDs, HIV, HCV

Participating Hospitals

Kings County Hospital Center : 700
University Hospital of Brooklyn : 370
Brooklyn VA Hospital : 500
Brookdale University and Medical Center: 600
Long Island College Hospital: 500

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?


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The Program has a training grant (T32):


Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:


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Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):

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


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Timeframe when interviews are done

Michael Augenbraun MD

Michael Augenbraun


Jack DeHovitz MD, MPH

Jack DeHovitz

Margaret R. Hammerschlag MD

Margaret R. Hammerschlag

David Landman MD

David Landman

Larry I. Lutwick MD

Larry I. Lutwick

John M. Quale MD

John M. Quale

Stephen M. Weiss MD

Stephen M. Weiss

Jayashree Ravishankar MD

Jayashree Ravishankar

Brian Edlin MD

Brian Edlin

Hermann Mendez MD

Hermann Mendez

Sheldon Landesman MD

Sheldon Landesman

Tracey Wilson PhD

Tracey Wilson

John Delury MD

John Delury

Jameela Yusuff MD

Jameela Yusuff

Simona Bratu MD

Simona Bratu

Neha Shah MD

Neha Shah

Fatemah Jebraeili MD

Fatemah Jebraeili

Douglas Sepkowitz MD

Douglas Sepkowitz

Stephan Kohlhoff, MD MD

Stephan Kohlhoff, MD

Paul Kelly MD

Paul Kelly

Preeti Natuyial MD

Preeti Natuyial

Olga Badem MD

Olga Badem

Matthew Gesner MD

Matthew Gesner

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