Tag: #LoveID. #UNMCID

In Case You Missed It: UNMC ID Physician Pens Both Prescriptions and Children’s Books

Dr. Nicolas Cortes-Penfield, UNMC ID Physician and recent author of an infectious disease themed children’s book It seems that clinical ID knowledge may also be useful outside of the clinic. In case you missed it, UNMC ID’s Dr. Nicolas Cortes-Penfield was recently featured in Nebraska Medicine’s public-facing blog for his infectious disease themed children’s book […]

June 24, 2022

Publication Alert: Chronic Pain and Infection

Dr. Cawcutt is an author on a new review article focusing on the relationship between infection and chronic pain persisting even after resolution of acute illness.

May 26, 2022

Clinical Pearls From Case Conference: Focus on CNS Infections

At Case Conference on August 16, Drs. Hankins and McCreery presented excellent cases of viral CNS infections combined with a great review of pertinent literature.  Here are the key clinical pearls from their presentations. Dr. McCreery on viral and bacterial meningitis: Empiric dexamethasone appears to be beneficial in S. Pneumoniae and H. Influenza meningitis but […]

August 31, 2018

Jennifer O’Neill, RN, BSN on Why I Love ID

Why I Love ID: ” I love ID.  In my role as a clinical research coordinator with the HIV team, I get the opportunity to provide very holistic, multidisciplinary care to our patients while working with the latest interventions and seeking to gain new information to advance the science of care.  It is exciting to […]

June 25, 2018

UNMC ID In The Trenches – Perspective From A Current ID Fellow

Dr. Karnatak, who is finishing his 1st year of ID fellowship, shares what ID fellowship is like here at UNMC: UNMC ID fellowship is uniquely designed to create an individualized training path for fellows. During my fellowship interview, I believed this fellowship would support fellows to achieve their personal career aspirations, and now after completing […]

June 15, 2018

UNMC ID is looking for our next fantastic fellows! Could that be you?

Fellowship application season is nearing and as the Program Director for our ID fellowship, I wanted to highlight a few of the great things about our program.  Our fellows have a robust clinical experience that includes not only the typically complex patients seen at a tertiary referral center, but also includes extensive experience caring for […]

May 30, 2018

Precious Davis, BSN, MSN on Why I Love ID

Why I Love ID: “Before beginning nursing school, I always had a strong desire to give back to my community by educating and bringing awareness to the high STD rates in Douglas County. Throughout my career, I encountered some setbacks because of lack of enough work or educational experience to work in the field. While […]

May 4, 2018

Ryan Ross, RN on Why I Love ID

Why I Love ID: “Why I love ID? I love ID because it brought me many new challenges as a nurse. I’ve been able to learn in depth about infections ranging from Tuberculosis to prosthetic joint infections. I love being part of a team that has the knowledge and expertise to be able to diagnose […]

April 4, 2018

Celebrating Doctor’s Day

March 30th will pass by for some as any other day. However, it should not.  It is a day for us to celebrate and recognize American physicians for their ongoing work to improve the health of our communities, country and world. As we have said before, in the end, we are all patients. Doctors will […]

March 30, 2018

Josh Havens, PharmD on “Why I Love ID”

Why I Love ID:  Infectious diseases, in general, is quite interesting, but I can really only speak from an HIV perspective. My initial career interests were not in infectious diseases and it was not until I threw myself into this niche world of HIV that I started to recognize a true affinity toward the field. […]

March 23, 2018