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University of New Mexico

University of New Mexico

Division of Infectious Diseases
1 University of New Mexico
MSC10 5550
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: 505 272 1670
Fax: 505 272 4435
Website: http://hsc.unm.edu/som/medicine/id
Email: kthornton@salud.unm.edu

Training Program Director

Karla Thornton MD

Research Interests: Molecular fungal pathogenesis, fungal biofilms

Participating Hospitals

University Hospital : 545
Albuquerque VA Medical Center : 400

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 LecturesHand-on Experience

The Program provides clinical experience for fellows in the following:

Infections 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:

true

If yes, what is the average number of lectures provided over a two-year period?

196

Training is for:

MD

Are there citizenship requirements?

false

Citizenship Requirements:

U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident

Types of visas accepted:

J1-VISA

Number of fellows accepted each year:

2 - 3

Duration of the Fellowship (years):

2 - 3

The Program has a training grant (T32):

false

Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:

310

Number of Fellows completing the Program in the last 5 years:

10

Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):

Outpatient parenteral antibiotic (OPAT) clinic

Antimicrobial Stewardship

Wound care rotation

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

true

Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Standard ERAS due dates.

Timeframe when interviews are done

Staci Lee MD, MEHP

Staci Lee

Jolene Castillo

Jolene Castillo

Ravi Durvasula MD

Ravi Durvasula

Faculty

Sarah Allen

Sarah Allen

Steven Bradfute

Steven Bradfute

Meghan Brett

Meghan Brett

Marcos Burgos

Marcos Burgos

Thomas F. Byrd, III MD

Thomas F. Byrd, III

Wendy Gerstein MD

Wendy Gerstein

Deidre Hofinger

Deidre Hofinger

Michelle J. Iandiorio

Michelle J. Iandiorio

Susan M. Kellie

Susan M. Kellie

Nicole K. Klein

Nicole K. Klein

Christophe Lambert

Christophe Lambert

Gregory J. Mertz

Gregory J. Mertz

D.J. Perkins

D.J. Perkins

Bruce Baird Struminger

Bruce Baird Struminger

Elaine Thomas

Elaine Thomas

Karla Thornton

Karla Thornton

Maria C Vazquez-Guillament

Maria C Vazquez-Guillament

Bruce Williams MD

Bruce Williams

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