Division of Infectious Diseases

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

UNMC appreciates our residents!

This month, UNMC is hosting two events to recognize our hard working residents! On February 22nd, the UNMC chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) participated in National Thank a Resident Day, an event designed to shed light on how vital the house staff are to healthcare institutions both in providing outstanding healthcare as well as teaching medical students. Says Connor Mullhall, the M4 who… 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

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