Category: Fun With ID

Things ID Docs Read: An ID Perspective on the Safety of Sushi

What does clinical infectious disease research have to offer the culinary world? The answer involves sushi, a freezer, and “a randomized double-blind trial with sensory evaluation using discrimination testing”. In a recent article published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, Kentaro Iwata and others aimed to disprove the notion that previously frozen seafood is less […]

April 19, 2022

Introducing our new Assistant Editor of Digital Content and Scholarship – Zachary Van Roy

We are thrilled to introduce our new Assistant Editor of Digital Content and Scholarship, Zachary Van Roy! Zach is going to be curating and creating new digital content for our blog, and collaborating with us on exciting new #SoMe Scholarship. Look out for this bright young star as he makes his way through the infectious diseases and social media worlds!

– Jasmine Marcelin and Kelly Cawcutt, Co-Directors of Digital Innovation and Social Media Strategy, UNMC ID

March 23, 2022

Nebraska Tropical Medicine Course

Learn more about the Nebraska Tropical medicine course. This familiarization and refresher course has an expanding list of activities for physicians, nurses, and other allied health professionals seeking to better expand or renew their awareness of tropical medicine issues.

December 20, 2021

Round 2: IDWeek 2021 “Ryder’s Review”

Once again this year, Dr. Ryder felt quite fortunate to attend this conference as part of his fellowship training, as the emphasis on fellow education at UNMC is clear. He shares his IDWeek2021 experience here.

November 9, 2021

Dr. Jonathan Ryder, 2nd year UNMC ID fellow

Welcoming our New Infectious Diseases Fellows: Dr. Bryan Walker

We are excited to welcome Dr. Bryan Walker as a new fellow in our Infectious Diseases program! Read on to learn a little more about him…

July 27, 2021

Image of ID fellow Dr. Bryan Walker wearing a red shirt and blue jacket and dark blue jeans and sunglasses leaning against a brick wall

Farewell (but not Goodbye) to our Graduating Fellows

In this post we bid Farewell (but not Goodbye) to our Graduating Fellows, Drs. Mark Ridder and Clayton Mowrer. Dr. Ridder will be joining an ID practice in Wisconsin, and Dr. Mowrer will be pursuing his Pediatric ID fellowship here at Children’s Omaha. Good luck to them both!

June 21, 2021

A few last words from Dr. Clayton Mowrer

It was a joy to work with a group of physicians who were such advocates for us fellows and who truly helped us not only become better ID clinicians/researchers but helped us grow as humans.

Dr. Clayton Mowrer shares his last words on graduating from ID Fellowship

June 11, 2021

A few last words from Dr. Mark Ridder

I think in the end, I believe that training in infectious disease truly rounded out my education.

Dr. Mark Ridder provides some last words as he graduates from our fellowship

June 8, 2021

UNMC ID Accolades

To say that dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging may be the understatement of the year. Yet despite COVID-19, our faculty and staff are continuing to publish impactful papers, engage with their communities, transform medical education, practice extraordinary medicine, and change people’s lives. In this post, we want to highlight our division members […]

June 1, 2021

Virtual IDWeek – A First, and Memorable Experience

by UNMC ID First Year Fellow Dr. Jonathan Ryder My first experience with IDWeek was nothing like I expected it to be (given its virtual nature), yet it provided a fantastic experience, full of learning opportunities from the world’s experts. First, I will comment that we are fortunate at UNMC infectious diseases fellowship to be […]

December 23, 2020

Dr. Jonathan Ryder, 2nd year UNMC ID fellow