Category: Uncategorized

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 […]

July 29, 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 […]

July 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 […]

July 18, 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 […]

July 5, 2022

Conference Recap: Annual HIV Update for Providers and Educators Returns

The UNMC Annual HIV Update for Providers and Educators returned on June 9, 2022. The conference was not hosted in 2020 and 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, the UNMC HIV team joined forces with the DHHS HIV PrEP Institute team to provide a day-long event focused on HIV TREATMENT and PREVENTION. For […]

June 30, 2022

In Case You Missed It: UNMC Clinic to Offer Walk-in Testing Tomorrow and Friday in Observance of National HIV Testing Day

In case you missed it, tomorrow (6/30) and Friday (7/1) from 1:00pm to 4:00pm the Specialty Care Clinic will be offering walk-in HIV testing, with no appointment needed. Read on below for our previous post with details about this event. The following content was provided by Kevin Borges, UNMC Specialty Care Clinic Manager. Graphic obtained […]

June 29, 2022

Graduating Fellows’ Last Words – Dr. Jonathan Ryder

The following content was provided by graduating UNMC ID fellow, Dr. Jonathan Ryder (pictured left). Dr. Ryder will be transitioning to an instructor faculty position at UNMC. Congratulations Jonathan! “As the seasons change, sometimes they blur together, nearly indistinguishable from each other. Yet, some seasons have such stark contrast, it’s hard to miss the transition. […]

June 28, 2022

Clinical Scholars Program Seeking Applicants

Current Clinical Scholar Dan Ramirez, PharmD, and program coordinator Nikki Regan at a recent conference supported by the Clinical Scholars program. The UNMC/Nebraska Medicine Specialty Care Center is looking for minority or predominantly minority-serving, front-line clinical care providers to participate in a 12 month HIV prevention, diagnosis and management mentorship program.  The Clinical Scholars Program […]

May 19, 2022

Re-Opening Sudan Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

Content provided by Dr. Nada Fadul. Sudan emerged from a 30-year dictatorship in 2019 to face the COVID-19 pandemic with a fragile health system and a half-finished transitional government structure. During the dictatorship, the majority of GDP was spent on military and security forces and very little was spent on health. This led to privatization […]

May 25, 2021

The Future of ID Training – UNMC ID Participate in Development of IDSA Antimicrobial Stewardship Curriculum

Content written by Drs. Van Schooneveld and Stohs. Antimicrobial stewardship programs improve patient outcomes, efficiency of care, and are a key tool in combating antimicrobial resistance. The field of antimicrobial stewardship is rapidly expanding and while ID fellows have the foundation for leading antimicrobial stewardship efforts, leading such programs require unique skills and knowledge. To […]

May 18, 2021

YW sPwc vz cXLq iSqt