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Temple University

Temple University

Temple University Health Sciences Center
Section of Infectious Diseases
501 Parkinson Pavilion 3401 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Phone: 215 707 3807
Fax: 215 707 4414

Training Program Director

Heather Clauss, MD

Participating Hospitals

Temple Hospital : 480
St. Christopher Hospital for Children : 130
Fox Chase Cancer Center : 100

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 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 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:


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):


One month at pediatric hospital with three full-time Pediatric ID Specialists. Out-patient experience in vaginitis center and STD Clinic. One month at Cancer Center.


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


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done

Bennett Lorber, MD, Prof.

Bennett Lorber, MD, Prof.


Peter Axelrod MD, Assoc. Prof.

Peter Axelrod MD, Assoc. Prof.

Thomas Fekete MD, Prof.

Thomas Fekete MD, Prof.

Byungse Suh, MD, Ph.D., Prof.

Byungse Suh, MD, Ph.D., Prof.

Robert M. Swenson, MD, Prof.

Robert M. Swenson, MD, Prof.

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