Division of Infectious Diseases

EMET Student Profile – Samantha Cox, M1

Meet Samantha Cox, a new M1 student in our HIV Enhanced Medical Education Track! Tell us a little about yourself I moved to Omaha with my family from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, when I was in elementary school and attended high school at Duchesne Academy. I completed my Bachelor’s degree in French and Biology at College of Saint Benedict/Saint John’s University in Minnesota. Shortly after graduating from… Continue Reading

Congratulations to UNMC ID Faculty designated as Top Teachers for 2018!

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 2018, three of our Infectious Disease faculty members who attend on the General ID Service and participate in Medical Student… Continue Reading

EMET Student Profile – Bianca Christensen

Our department is proud to participate in UNMC College of Medicine’s Enhanced Medical Education Track (EMET) program!  EMETs are enrichment opportunities to explore interdisciplinary fields of medicine with in small groups and with close faculty mentorship. Two students from each medical school class are selected to participate in our Comprehensive HIV Medicine EMET, a program that spans their four years in medical school and includes… 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

UNMC ID Welcomes New M1 Enhanced Medical Education Track Students

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. More information about the EMET program can be found here…. 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

Match Day – Congratulations and Best Wishes!

Today is the day in which “the MATCH” happens for our 2018 students. This morning, at 11 AM they will find out if they matched into a residency program and this Friday, March 16, they will find out where they matched. Match Day is a day full of anxiety, excitement and some trepidation as you find out if you need to move, what city and… Continue Reading

Infectious Diseases Clinical faculty participate in UNMC College of Medicine curriculum re-design: Training the Physicians of Tomorrow

Undergraduate medical education has long been a delicate balance between providing knowledge of basic sciences and providing experience on clinical rotations. Traditional education curricula have approached this as an even split over 4 years of medical education. The first two years of basic science education were typically classroom lectures of topics over several month semesters. However, there have been new trends in medical education to… Continue Reading