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University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson

University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson

Banner University Medical Center Tucson
Division of Infectious Diseases
1501 North Campbell Avenue, PO Box 245039
Tucson, AZ 85724-5039

Phone: 520 626 6887
Fax: 520 626 5183

Training Program Director

Elizabeth Connick MD

Participating Hospitals

Banner University Medical Center
Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System
Banner University Medical Center South Campus

Program Training Offerings

How does this program meet the ABIM requirements for training in clinical microbiology?

Didactic LecturesWeekly Microplate RoundsHands-on-Experience

The Program provides training in hospital epidemiology through:

Didactic LecturesContinuity ClinicHands-on Experience

The Program provides clinical experience for fellows in the following:

Common inpatient & outpatient infectious diseases, HIV clinical care both inpatient and outpatient, infections in immunosuppressed patients including bone marrow and solid organ transplant, treatment of tuberculous and nontuberculous mycobacteria, treatment of Valley Fever, antimicrobial stewardship

This Program provides training in STD management through:

Didactic LecturesClinical Care

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:

Board eligible or Board certified graduation in accredited IM Program (ACGME or RCPSC)

Are there citizenship requirements?


Citizenship Requirements:

Types of visas accepted:


Number of fellows accepted each year:

4: 2020-2021

Duration of the Fellowship (years):

2; with 3rd year for research

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):

1. Antimicrobial Stewardship

2. ID Transplant

3. Valley Fever

4. Private Practice Infectous Diseases

5. Viral Hepatitis

6. Pediatric Infectious Disease

7. Tuberculosis Clinic

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


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

7/15/19 - 10/30/19

Timeframe when interviews are done

8/21/19 - 10/30/19

Program Director

Elizabeth Connick, MD

Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases; Professor, Medicine; Program Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship; Professor of Immunobiology; Professor, BIO5 Institute

Program Coordinator

Carolyn D. Bothwell

Senior Program Coordinator; ID Fellowship Program Coordinator


Lori Fantry, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Medicine; HIV Translational Research Program Director; Refugee Clinic Medical Director; Associate Clinical Director, Infectious Diseases Division

Stephen Klotz, MD

Professor of Medicine; Medical Director, AZ AIDS Education & Training Center; Medical Director, Petersen HIV Clinics

John Galgiani MD

Professor, Medicine; Director, Valley Fever Center for Excellence; Professor, BIO5 Insitute

Fariba Donovan, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Medicine Valley Fever Center for Excellence

Tirdad T. Zangeneh, DO, MA, FACP, FIDSA

Associate Professor, Medicine; Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program - Tucson Campus; Director, ID Transplant

Mohanad Al Obaidi, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine

Justin Hayes, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine; Antimicrobial Stewardship Co-Director

Jamilah Shubeilat, MD, MPH

Associate Professor; Director, Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy Program (OPAT)

G. Desiree Golden, MSN, RN, FNP-C, AAHIVS

Clinical Faculty

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