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Overview

The two-year Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, provides you with an excellent opportunity as a trainee to be involved in the management of a broad array of infectious diseases in patients who reside in Arizona and those referred from other parts of the United States and around the world.

Mayo Clinic — with campuses in Minnesota, Florida, and Arizona — is a major tertiary medical center in the United States and a leader in patient care, medical education, and research. Mayo Clinic's diverse patient population; state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic, and research facilities; and faculty members with a wealth of clinical, research, and educational experience combine to create a truly integrated educational experience.

The subspecialty adult Infectious Diseases Fellowship offers:

  • Strong didactic curriculum that is patient-centered and learner-focused
  • Full-time faculty with strong clinical, research, and teaching experience
  • Clinical infectious diseases training in both inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Exposure to the world-renowned Mayo clinical microbiology and serology laboratories
  • Training in the management of infections in the immunocompromised host (recipients of solid-organ and allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplants and people with HIV), prosthetic joint infections, infections in the intensive care unit, travel medicine, fecal microbiota transplantation, outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy, and coccidioidomycosis
  • Opportunities to teach internal medicine residents, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine students, and visiting medical school students through bedside instruction and formal didactic lectures
  • Ample time for research
  • Rotations at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester (clinical microbiology, travel clinic, and infection control) as well as the Maricopa County TB and STI clinics
  • Participation in the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Your training experience

Your training experience

As a fellow at Mayo Clinic, you'll have access to robust clinical, educational, and research resources. You'll find support both inside and outside of the campus to promote physical and mental wellness and ensure your work/life balance.

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Director's welcome

Director's welcome

The Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix, Arizona is one of two infectious diseases fellowship programs in the state of Arizona and the only ACGME-accredited infectious diseases fellowship in the Phoenix metropolitan area. I encourage you to learn more about our fellowship program and what we have to offer.

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Accreditation

The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and is the only ACGME-accredited infectious diseases fellowship in the Phoenix metropolitan area.

Certification

After successfully completing the program, you are eligible to take the Infectious Disease Certification Exam offered by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Program history

The Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona was approved by the ACGME in 2014. The first fellow began training in July 2015. We anticipate that one trainee will complete this program annually.

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