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West Virginia University

West Virginia University

One Medical Center Drive
P.O. Box 9163
Morgantown, WV 26506-9163

Phone: 304 293 3306
Fax: 304 293 8677

Training Program Director

Rashida A. Khakoo MD

Research Interests: Hospital epidemiology and medical education

Participating Hospitals

WVU Hospitals, Inc. (Ruby Memorial) : 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 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):

 1. Tropical medicine course in the summer - ID fellow can take this course and become eligible to write Certificate of Knowledge Examination in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Tropical Health.
2. International Health Program - ID fellows can participate in this program.

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


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done

Rashida A. Khakoo MD

Rashida A. Khakoo


Melanie A. Fisher MD, MSc, Assoc. Prof.

Melanie A. Fisher

Arif Sarwari MD, MSc

Arif Sarwari

Douglas Slain PharmD

Douglas Slain

Martin Weisse MD, Assoc. Prof.

Martin Weisse

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