Microbiology Fellowship

The fellowship is a one year program for physicians board certified or eligible in Clinical Pathology or Infectious Diseases that combines clinical, research and teaching responsibilities.  The fellow's primary responsibilities are at Yale-New Haven Hospital, with rotation through a Public Health Laboratory.

Overview

The ACGME-accredited Medical Microbiology Fellowship training program at Yale New Haven Medical Center is designed to provide a comprehensive experience in all aspects of diagnostic microbiology including consultative clinical practice, state-of-the-art diagnostic testing, multi-level teaching and an understanding of the principles of biomedical research. Instruction and practical experience occurs for all aspects of infectious disease diagnosis: bacteriology, mycology, mycobacteriology, parasitology, virology, serology, histopathology of infections, and molecular diagnostics.

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Facilities

The Yale-New Haven Medical Center provides a rich clinical, educational, and research environment for fellowship training in medical microbiology. The fellowship is centered at the Clinical Microbiology laboratory of Yale-New Haven Hospital. The laboratory provides state-of-the-art diagnostic microbiology services to the hospital's inpatient and outpatient care programs, which include active bone marrow, stem cell, and solid organ transplantation programs, HIV/AIDS care, cancer center, trauma center, and an active Tropical Medicine clinic.

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Salary and BenefitsSalary is commensurate with the year of postgraduate training. The standard Yale University benefits package applies.
SchedulingThe arrangement of the fellowship is flexible and can be arranged to best suit the needs of individual fellows.
Research Interests

Sheldon Campbell, M.D., Ph.D.: Tuberculosis epidemiology, molecular diagnostics and epidemiology, medical education
Thomas S. Murray, M.D., Ph.D.: Biofilm formation, Pseudomonas aeruginosa pathogenesis and chronic lung infections in cystic fibrosis patients.
John Greg Howe, Ph.D.: Molecular diagnostics
Marie Landry, M.D.: Rapid viral diagnostics, molecular diagnostics

Scheduling

The arrangement of the fellowship is flexible and can be arranged to best suit the needs of individual fellows.