Division of Infectious Diseases

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Oncology-ID Open for Applications!

The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is pleased to announce the opening of a tenure-track faculty position in Oncology-ID in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine. Successful candidates will hold an academic appointment at the assistant or associate professor level and will be employed by UNMC and Nebraska Medicine. Candidates should be Board Eligible/Certified in Infectious Diseases. Specialized training or experience in immunocompromised host ID is desirable. A generous compensation package with salary commensurate with experience will be… Continue Reading

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Solid Organ Transplant ID Open for Applications!

The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is pleased to announce the opening of a tenure-track faculty position in Solid Organ Transplant Infectious Diseases in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine. Successful candidates will hold an academic appointment at the assistant or associate professor level and will be employed by UNMC and Nebraska Medicine. Candidates should be Board Eligible/Certified in Infectious Diseases…. Continue Reading

UNMC Highlights Women in Science

As a medical student, I feel fortunate to be at UNMC, which values and supports women in medicine.  One of the greatest examples of this empowerment championed is a program held this year called “UNMC’s Women in Science: Our Voices, Our Stories.” This event – sponsored by the McGoogan Library of Medicine, the Women’s Mentoring Group, and the UNMC Office of Faculty Development – consisted… Continue Reading

A Message from Our ID Fellowship Leaders

Fellowship application season is nearing and as the leaders of our ID fellowship, we wanted to highlight some of the exciting aspects of our program.  Our program and our division are growing.  We began in 2011 with 2 fellows, grew to 4 in 2017, and are planning to expand to six fellows by 2021.  We plan to match 3 fellows this application season. Our faculty… Continue Reading

EMET Student Profile – Samantha Cox, M1

Meet Samantha Cox, a new M1 student in our HIV Enhanced Medical Education Track! Tell us a little about yourself I moved to Omaha with my family from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, when I was in elementary school and attended high school at Duchesne Academy. I completed my Bachelor’s degree in French and Biology at College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University in Minnesota. Shortly after graduating from… Continue Reading

A Day in the Life of Central Venous Access Devices

This post comes courtesy of Dr. Mark Rupp, who recently published a study in the Journal of Infusion Nursing about outpatient maintenance practices for central venous access devices (CVADs)! Our patients are increasingly receiving intravenous therapy at home via indwelling CVADs. However, limited data exist regarding patients’ experiences with outpatient CVADs. Regina Nailon is the lead author on a recently published paper in the Journal… Continue Reading

Tiffany Kalin, APRN-NP on Why I Love ID

Why I love ID and UNMC: I wanted to work an UNMC/NM because of the positive experiences/education that I gained while working within the system previously (2007-2016). I truly enjoyed and am looking forward to again working in such a large operation with so many different experiences/education opportunities that are truly specific to UNMC/NM.  I am excited about ID because of the knowledge/experiences I have… Continue Reading

Nadal Fadul, MD on Why I Love ID

Why I love ID and UNMC: The strong commitment to serving the community, the great opportunities provided to faculty; and my former colleague, Salman Ashraf, who is very happy here!  I chose ID because my passion is taking care of people living with HIV, however, I enjoy all of ID and the intellectual challenge it poses. Something about myself unrelated to my work: I enjoy reading… Continue Reading

Bryan Alexander, PharmD on Why I Love ID

Why I love ID: I love academic medicine; working jointly with an interdisciplinary team of experts to sort out the most complex clinical cases excites me. There is no place in the region that fulfills each of the aspects of that statement better than Nebraska Medicine. While more and more of the practice of medicine necessarily moves to the long-term management of chronic disease states,… Continue Reading

Congratulations to UNMC ID Faculty designated as Top Teachers for 2018!

After every rotation, medical students and Internal Medicine Residents at UNMC submit evaluations on their faculty members. The Department of Internal Medicine pools all of the evaluation data and designates the faculty with the top 33% of evaluation scores as “Top Teachers”.  For the year 2018, three of our Infectious Disease faculty members who attend on the General ID Service and participate in Medical Student… Continue Reading