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University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota

School of Medicine
420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 250

Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612 626 9943
Fax: 612 625 4410

Training Program Director

Bryan Rock MD

Research Interests: Dr. Rock’s major research interests have been in the area of host defenses and pathogenesis of central nervous system infections. He is currently investigating the cellular and molecular mechanisms of defense and damage in the brain caused by HIV and Mycobacterium tuberculosis, and the role of drugs of abuse on these processes.

Participating Hospitals

Fairview-University Medical Center : 520
Minneapolis VA Medical Center : 400
Hennepin County Medical Center : 430
Abbott Northwestern: 629

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 childrenHIV-infected patients, Infections in critically ill patientsThis Program provides training in Clinical Micro through: Didactic lectures, clinical Microbiology rotation

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):

2 - 3

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):

Molecular Medicine Program
Masters in Public Health
HIV-1 basic immunology, opportunistic infections, clinical outcomes; outcomes-based research; and pathogenesis of bacterial and viral infections.

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


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

July 1 through October 15

Timeframe when interviews are done

August 1 through October 1


Daniel Anderson MD

Daniel Anderson

Jason Baker MD

Jason Baker

Paul Bohjanen MD, PhD

Paul Bohjanen

Winston Cavert MD

Winston Cavert

Kent B. Crossley MD

Kent B. Crossley

Dimitri Drekonja MD

Dimitri Drekonja

Gregory A. Filice MD

Gregory A. Filice

Ashley T. Haase MD

Ashley T. Haase

Keith Henry MD

Keith Henry

Ashley Haase MD

Ashley Haase

Laura Hoyt MD

Laura Hoyt

Chandy John MD, MS

Chandy John

James R. Johnson MD

James R. Johnson

Susan Kline MD, MPH

Susan Kline

Alan R. Lifson MD, MPH

Alan R. Lifson

Vicki A. Morrison MD

Vicki A. Morrison

Edwin Pereira MD

Edwin Pereira

Phillip K. Peterson MD

Phillip K. Peterson

Meghan Rothenberger MD

Meghan Rothenberger

Tim W. Schacker MD

Tim W. Schacker

Mark Schleiss MD

Mark Schleiss

Ronald L. Schut MD

Ronald L. Schut

Kay Schwebke MD

Kay Schwebke

Jonathan Sellman MD

Jonathan Sellman

Margaret L. Simpson MD

Margaret L. Simpson

William Stauffer, III MD

William Stauffer, III

Joseph R. Thurn MD, MPH

Joseph R. Thurn

Dean T. Tsukayama MD

Dean T. Tsukayama

Patricia Walker MD

Patricia Walker

David N. Williams MD

David N. Williams

JoAnne Young MD

JoAnne Young

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