Division of Infectious Diseases

Fellowship MATCH DAY: Congratulations to our 2020 ID Fellows!

Every year our ID division is excited to welcome numerous fellowship applicants during the summer and fall months. Match Day is the culmination of these applicants’ hard work and our collective opportunities to demonstrate what we have to offer each other.  Our goal as program directors is to provide fellows with an educational experience that provides them with skills and knowledge to make them successful in… Continue Reading

Men’s Health Month at UNMC ID

June is Men’s Health Month, a time to highlight the unique men’s health issues and advocate for awareness of preventive services for men and boys.  We have some amazing men in our division who have served as clinicians, educators, leaders, and mentors. Meet the Men of UNMC ID: Dr. M. Salman Ashraf, MBBS is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of the Nebraska… Continue Reading

Interested in Orthopedic Infectious Diseases? The Perfect Job Awaits You at UNMC!

Orthopedic Infectious Diseases University of Nebraska Medical Center – Omaha, NE The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is excited to announce the recruitment of a faculty position in Orthopedic-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… Continue Reading

UNMC ID Division Accolades!

Our Faculty at University of Nebraska Medical Center Division of Infectious Diseases have worked hard to maintain a strong academic presence at UNMC. We are a growing division, filled with faculty at all stages of their careers, and their collective academic prowess has our division leading the pack. Our recent Department of Medicine Research report for 2017 pegged UNMCID as the #1 Division for the… Continue Reading

EMET Student Profile – Kevin Hanna, M1

Tell us about the position you are starting? I am a first-year medical student who is beginning the four year Enhanced Medical Education Track (EMET) program with a focus in HIV medicine. The program includes opportunities for preceptorships, seminars, volunteering, and research in HIV medicine culminating in a capstone research project and poster or conference presentation. Background: I grew up in Bellevue, Nebraska and graduated from Bellevue… Continue Reading

Congratulations to UNMC ID Faculty designated as Top Teachers for 2017!

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 2017, four of our Infectious Disease faculty members who attend on the General ID Service and participate in Medical Student… Continue Reading

M4 Students in our HIV Enhanced Education Track present Capstone Projects…and Today is MATCH DAY!

The UNMC College of Medicine offers a unique Enhanced Medical Education Track (EMET) program which provides an opportunity for medical students to delve into particular disciplines of interest in the field of medicine throughout their four year degree program. Track students attend seminars, preceptorships and complete a research project culminating in a poster or conference presentation. Yesterday, on the eve of their Match Day, our two… Continue Reading

Dr. Sue Swindells on “Why I Love ID”

Dr. Sue Swindells on “Why I Love ID”:  “So, I found myself in a fancy maternity hospital in San Francisco not too long ago, while my daughter was having a baby.  The nurses there were very excited to have an Infectious Diseases doctor in the room.  I had thought they might be a bit nervous about my presence, but they were very happy to have… Continue Reading

Dr. Cawcutt on “Why I Love ID”

WHY I LOVE ID:  “I love the unpredictability of Infectious Diseases and how, just as in my other specialty of Critical Care, any organ system can be impacted at any time. This allows me to think critically, use all of my medical training and yet have distinct areas of expertise.” – Kelly Cawcutt M.D., M.S. See more about Dr. Cawcutt and the UNMC Infectious Disease Division at https://www.unmc.edu/intmed/divisions/id/index.html

Dr. Hewlett on “Why I Love ID”

WHY I LOVE ID: “I love the excitement of Infectious Diseases.  I am able to see an unusual case or tackle an interesting issue every day.”  – Angela Hewlett M.D., M.S. See more about Dr. Hewlett and the UNMC Infectious Disease Division at https://www.unmc.edu/intmed/divisions/id/index.html