Month: July 2022

Nebraska ASAP to Host Upcoming Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit

This summit is designed to highlight the importance of antimicrobial stewardship and focus on implementation strategies to promote facility-wide incorporation and improved antimicrobial use and patient outcomes.

Jul 31, 2022

New Fellow Friday: Welcome, Dr. Timothy Jang!

We are excited to welcome Dr. Timothy Jang as a new fellow in our Infectious Diseases program! Read on to learn a little more about him. Tell us about the position you are starting. I am excited to be starting out as an infectious diseases fellow at the University of Nebraska Medical Center! I will […]

Jul 29, 2022

UNMC ID Welcomes Three New Faculty Members

Join us in welcoming three great new additions to UNMC ID Faculty: Dr. Carlos Gomez, Dr. Subhadra Mandadi, and Dr. Jonathan Ryder.

Jul 26, 2022

New Fellow Friday: Welcome, Dr. Catherine Cichon!

We are excited to welcome Dr. Catherine Cichon as a new fellow in our Infectious Diseases program! Read on to learn a little more about her. Tell us about the position you are starting. I am excited to be joining the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) as a first year Infectious Disease fellow! I […]

Jul 22, 2022

UNMC ID Seeking Pharmacist Applications

The following was provided by Dr. Bergman regarding new ID pharmacy opportunities at UNMC ID. If you know the perfect match for this position, please share! UNMC ID is looking for a Nebraska ASAP Program Coordinator and State of Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Lead Pharmacist. Nebraska Medicine is offering an exciting opportunity for an Infectious Diseases […]

Jul 18, 2022

New Fellow Friday: Welcome, Dr. Nabil Al-Kourainy!

We are excited to welcome Dr. Nabil Al-Kourainy as a new fellow in our Infectious Diseases program! Read on to learn a little more about him. Tell us about the position you are starting. Hi, I’m Nabil Al-Kourainy former Chief Medical Resident, Clinical Assistant Professor and Academic Hospitalist at Wayne State University School of Medicine (WSU), […]

Jul 15, 2022

Research Digest: CMV, Tuberculosis, and Transplant ID

Dr. Diana Florescu, UNMC ID Physician and co-author of two recent publications exploring transplant ID. One of the most profound medical developments of the past century, organ transplantation, can prove to be one of the most dangerous. Infectious pathogens can hide in transplanted organs which, in combination with the immune-suppressive drugs crucial to transplantation success, […]

Jul 12, 2022

New Fellow Friday: An Introduction

We are excited to welcome three new fellows to our UNMC Infectious Diseases program this month! Over the next few weeks, we will feature each new fellow in their own welcome post. But for now, we welcome Dr. Nabil Al-Kourainy, Dr. Catherine Cichon, and Dr. Timothy Jang to UNMC. Read on for a brief introduction.

Jul 8, 2022

#PharmToExamTable: What is cefiderocol, and when should I think about using it? 

A #PharmToExamTable question about cefiderocol and its clinical uses, answered by Aaron Hunsaker, PharmD, a previous PGY1 pharmacy resident at UNMC and current PGY2 pharmacy resident a the University of Utah Health. (Reviewed by Andrew Watkins, PharmD) In the area of increased gram-negative bacterial resistance, practitioners have longed for a horse with which they could […]

Jul 5, 2022

Graduating Fellows’ Last Words – Dr. Laura Selby

The following content was provided by graduating UNMC ID fellow, Dr. Laura Selby (pictured left). Dr. Selby will be transitioning to an infectious diseases faculty position in Bend, Oregon. Congratulations Laura! If one word could sum up my clinical experience of the last two years of Infectious Diseases fellowship it would be “pandemic”. When I […]

Jul 1, 2022

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