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The University of Chicago

The University of Chicago

Division of Biological Sciences Section of Infectious Diseases
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
MC 5065
Chicago, IL 60637

Phone: 773 702 2710
Fax: 773 702 8998

Training Program Director

The University of Chicago Jean-Luc Benoit MD

Research Interests: HIV disease and adherence, international health, travel medicine, parasitic infections

Participating Hospitals

The University of Chicago Hospitals : 550

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 Lectures

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:

U.S. Preferred

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

David Pitrak MD

David Pitrak


Elaine Petrof MD

Elaine Petrof

Kenneth Pursell MD

Kenneth Pursell

Renslow Sherer MD

Renslow Sherer

Stephen Weber MD

Stephen Weber

Matthew Wynia MD

Matthew Wynia

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