Month: August 2022

Research Digest: UNMC Investigates Blood Stream Infections

Blood stream infections are one of the most feared type of infections in the infectious disease world. And for good reason- if left untreated they can quickly develop into serious complications such as septic shock. Luckily, researchers are constantly exploring the risk factors and treatments for this infection, including many UNMC ID faculty. Read on for a digest of 3 recent articles authored by UNMC faculty exploring the diagnosis and treatment of sepsis.

August 31, 2022

Thinking about training with UNMC ID? Fellows past and present share why they chose UNMC.

Fellowship application season is well underway and our fellowship directors can’t wait to review applications. We have recently posted about the benefits of a UNMC ID fellowship and on how to thrive in interviews. But today, we wanted to highlight the words of current and past fellows as they explain why they wanted to train at UNMC.

August 25, 2022

UNMC ID Faculty on the Power of Social Media within Infectious Disease

In addition to world-class patient care, UNMC ID faculty are leading the charge in the use of social media in medicine and infectious disease. Recently, members of our department contributed heavily to a social media supplement published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases. Read on for a brief synopsis of these great articles!

August 23, 2022

Research Digest: Healthcare Workers, COVID-19, and Burnout

While most research we highlight focuses on medicine and clinical care of patients, there is just as much value to be gained in researching the workforce and healthcare community at large. Understanding the trends and problems within our own field can lead to profound improvements in the daily lives of healthcare workers everywhere. In this alternative arena of research, UNMC ID has made major strides. Read on for digests of recent articles published by UNMC ID faculty that pertain to matters of personnel.

August 16, 2022

Our Fellowship Leaders can’t wait to review your applications!

Fellowship application season is open, and as the leaders of our ID fellowship, we wanted to highlight some of the exciting aspects of our program.

August 11, 2022

#PharmToExamTable: What Weight Should be Used for Dosing Daptomycin in Obesity?

A #PharmToExamTable question about daptomycin dosing, answered by Terese Lewis, PharmD, a Graduate of UNMC College of Pharmacy who is now a Pharmacy Resident at UNMC.

August 8, 2022

UNMC ID Welcomes Dr. Sunagawa to the ID Pharmacy Residency Program

Dr. Shawnalyn Sunagawa recently began her ID pharmacy residency after completing her PGY1 pharmacy residency here at UNMC. Welcome to UNMC ID Shawnalyn!

Read on to get to know this great addition to the UNMC ID team.

August 5, 2022

In Case You Missed It: Last Call for Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit Registrations

Today is the final day to register for the Nebraska Antimicrobial Stewardship Summit on Friday, August 12, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Downtown Omaha.

August 4, 2022

Acing Interviews: Top Tips for Fellowship Interviews

We begin with a practical guide to fellowship interviews. If you know someone gearing up for this important step, please share this post. A refresher on these skills can always be useful!

August 3, 2022