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University of Puerto Rico

University of Puerto Rico


Department of Medicine
PO Box 365067
San Juan, PR 00936-5067

Phone: 787 751 6034
Fax: 787 754 1739
Website: http://www.md.rcm.upr.edu/
Email: jbertran@prtc.net

Training Program Director

Jorge Bertran, MD, Asst. Prof.

Research Interests: Bacterial pathogenesis and AIDS

Participating Hospitals

San Juan VA Medical Center : 450
University Hospital : 350

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 LecturesAttendence 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?

72

Training is for:

MD

Are there citizenship requirements?

true

Citizenship Requirements:

U.S. Preferred

Types of visas accepted:

Number of fellows accepted each year:

2

Duration of the Fellowship (years):

2

The Program has a training grant (T32):

false

Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:

540

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

12

Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):

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

true

Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done

Carlos H. Ramirez-Ronda, MD, FACP, Prof.

Carlos H. Ramirez-Ronda, MD, FACP, Prof.

Faculty

Ramon H. Bermudez, MD, Prof.

Ramon H. Bermudez, MD, Prof.

Bernard Christensen, MD, Asst. Prof.

Bernard Christensen, MD, Asst. Prof.

Miquel A. Colon, MD, Asst. Prof.

Miquel A. Colon, MD, Asst. Prof.

Javier Fiqueroa, MD, Asst. Prof.

Javier Fiqueroa, MD, Asst. Prof.

Glenda Gonzalez, MD, Asst. Prof.

Glenda Gonzalez, MD, Asst. Prof.

Jose J. Gutierrez, MD

Jose J. Gutierrez, MD

Tomas Lugo, MD, Asst. Prof.

Tomas Lugo, MD, Asst. Prof.

Carlos R. Rivera-Vazquez, MD, Asst. Prof.

Carlos R. Rivera-Vazquez, MD, Asst. Prof.

Sonia Saavedra, MD, PhD, Assoc. Prof.

Sonia Saavedra, MD, PhD, Assoc. Prof.

Carlos Sanchez, MD, Assoc. Prof.

Carlos Sanchez, MD, Assoc. Prof.

Jorge L. Santana, MD, Assoc. Prof.

Jorge L. Santana, MD, Assoc. Prof.

Eva Trinidad, MD, Asst. Prof.

Eva Trinidad, MD, Asst. Prof.

Guillermo J. Vasquez, MD, Prof.

Guillermo J. Vasquez, MD, Prof.

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