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Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas Jefferson University

211 South 9th Street, Suite 210

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Phone: 215 955 7785
Fax: 215 955 9362

Training Program Director

Joseph A. DeSimone, Jr., Assoc. Prof.

Research Interests: HIV infection

Participating Hospitals

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital : 800
Lankenau Hospital : 500
DuPont Hospital : 200

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 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:

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

Kathleen Squires, MD, Prof. HIV infection

Kathleen Squires, MD, Prof.


Katherine Belden, MD

Katherine Belden, MD

Phyllis Flomenberg, MD, Asst. Prof.

Phyllis Flomenberg, MD, Asst. Prof.

David Horn, MD, Assoc. Prof.

David Horn, MD, Assoc. Prof.

Robert E. Measley, MD

Robert E. Measley, MD

Randi Silibovsky, MD

Randi Silibovsky, MD

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