Clinical Training

Inpatient Care: The core of the training program is the inpatient service at Seattle Children’s Hospital, a tertiary care center with a referral base including five states. Additional rotations occur at the Bone Marrow Transplant unit run jointly by the University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and at Harborview Medical Center, which contains the major trauma and burn units for King County.

Outpatient Care: Fellows will also obtain experience in the outpatient management of patients through regular attendance in the Infectious Diseases Clinic, HIV/Virology Clinic and in Immunology Clinic. Fellows evaluate new consults and provide continuity of care for patients seen on the inpatient service in all of these clinics.

Laboratory Training: Fellows will participate in formal laboratory training sessions in the microbiology and virology labs during their first year. This intensive experience will be complemented by ongoing rounds with the microbiology and virology labs during the inpatient months at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Didactic Teaching: Case conferences include a bimonthly pediatric infectious diseases conference and a weekly all-city infectious diseases conference which is managed jointly with the University of Washington Adult Infectious Diseases Program. A formal Fellow's Curriculum additional didactic lectures rounds out the fellow's clinical training.