Clinical Training Elements

Approximately twelve months of clinical experience as an Infectious Disease Consultant is included during the three-year fellowship.

  • Up to 9 months of training on an inpatient consult service:
    • Typically each fellow completes 3 months of inpatient consult training during each year of fellowship
    • Up to 9 months in pediatric ID rotations at Seattle Children’s Hospital--3 months can be spent at University-affiliated hospitals on the Internal Medicine ID Service, including Harborview Medical Center (where the regional trauma and burn units are located) and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC)-Bone Marrow Unit.
    • Alternative rotations can be arranged on an individual basis
  • 2 weeks of bench experience in diagnostic microbiology and diagnostic virology
  • 2 months in the outpatient virology clinic
  • 4 months in the outpatient infectious disease clinic
  • 3 months in the outpatient immunology clinics