Clinical Training Elements

Clinical training for fellows occurs during all three training years and includes:

Inpatient Consultative Service:

  • 6-9 months on inpatient consult service at Seattle Children’s Hospital
  • 1-3 months of training may be spent at University-affiliated hospitals including Harborview Medical Center (where the regional trauma and burn units are located) and University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) Bone Marrow Unit
  • Additional elective rotations are arranged on an individual basis

Outpatient Clinics:

  • 4 months of outpatient virology / infectious diseases & immunology clinics

Clinical laboratory training:

  • 2 weeks of rotations in diagnostic bacteriology, mycology and virology laboratories

Teaching conferences:

  • Two-week orientation to the management of patients with infectious diseases
  • Ongoing teaching conferences including:
    • Clinical Case conferences
    • Fellow and faculty led interactive teaching sessions on core topics in Pediatric Infectious Disease
    • Weekly City-Wide clinical case discussions in infectious diseases