Tag: #IDFellowship

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

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.

July 8, 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

About our First Year Fellows – Mark Ridder, MD

Tell us about your current position I a first year fellow of infectious disease at University of NE Medical Center. For the next 2 years I’ll be learning all I can from experts in the field for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of a wide variety of infectious diseases ranging from parasites and fungal disease […]

February 4, 2020

Journal Club – Stewardship in Community Hospitals: How should we spend our limited resources? 

Stewardship in Community Hospitals: How should we spend our limited resources?  The following is a review by our ID Fellowship Program Director Dr. Trevor Van Schooneveld from our last Infection Control/Antimicrobial Stewardship Journal Club. He discussed the article by Anderson et al: Feasibility of Core Antimicrobial Stewardship Interventions in Community Hospitals. JAMA Network Open.  2019;2(8):e199369.   Antimicrobial stewardship is […]

September 9, 2019

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 […]

July 11, 2019

Congratulations to our graduating ID Fellows!

On Tuesday June 4, 2019, the Infectious Diseases Division gathered to celebrate two outstanding fellows, Drs. Raj Karnatak and Richard Hankins. Both are graduating and moving on to amazing next steps. In 2017, our ID fellowship program was expanded to 2 fellows per year and both Dr. Hankins and Dr. Karnatak welcomed the opportunity to […]

June 14, 2019

SeptiCyte: Is It Ready for Prime-time?

The following is a summary of a recent ID Journal Club, presented and written by 2nd year ID Fellow Dr. Raj Karnatak: Sepsis defined as “life-threatening organ dysfunction due to the dysregulated host response to an infection” [1]. Sepsis most commonly results from a bacterial infection, or less frequently from a fungal or viral infection. […]

January 9, 2019

UNMC Infectious Diseases Fellows are Antibiotics Aware

The following was written by Dr. Raj Karnatak, 2nd year ID fellow at UNMC; a reflection of his current Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infection Control rotation: The UNMC Infectious Diseases fellowship antimicrobial stewardship and infection control rotation provides robust training for fellows in both antimicrobial stewardship and infection control. Training is well designed with education in all the […]

November 16, 2018

At UNMC, ID fellows learn HIV from the experts

Over the course of their training, fellows in the UNMC’s Division of Infectious Diseases will receive dedicated clinical and didactic training in the area of HIV alongside faculty with expertise in the HIV clinical care and research. Clinical Training: Fellows will have their continuity clinic at UNMC’s HIV clinic one half day each week. The […]

August 30, 2018