Fellowship Programs in Infectious Diseases
The Infectious Diseases Training Program (MD) is designed to produce the next generation of master clinicians and physician-scientists. Ninety percent of our graduates are currently on the faculty of medical schools. Click here for more information.
Above: UVA professor emeritus Gerry Mandell, MD (center, olive shirt), presents a copy of his textbook Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases to ID clinical fellows (l-r) Thomas Platts-Mills, Anita Cheruvanky, Vince Covelli, Ashley Chaplin, Kirsten Schutte, Kate McManus, and Patrick Jackson. With ID chief Bill Petri (center, next to Dr. Mandell) and Department of Medicine Vice Chair of Education and ID faculty member Jerry Donowitz (far right).
The Division offers comprehensive, interdisciplinary doctoral and postdoctoral programs in infectious diseases, biodefense and global health. Faculty from an array of departments in the School of Medicine participate in training our graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Click here for more information.
The Biodefense Research Training Program provides a rich interdisciplinary experience to prepare pre- and postdoctoral students for careers in biodefense. Research themes encompass the biology of and host response to microbes, vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostic technologies for infections by potential agents of bioterrorism. For more information, go to the Infectious Diseases & Biodefense page on the UVA Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program website. Additional information on the Biodefense program can be found here.