Overview

Program description

The two-year subspecialty Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Jacksonville, Florida, offers:

  • In-depth training in a broad spectrum of clinical infectious diseases in both inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Research experience in various aspects of infectious diseases
  • Extensive experience in medical microbiology and laboratory techniques
  • Intensive training in the management of infections in immunocompromised patients, including solid-organ transplant recipients, orthopedic patients, intensive care unit patients, HIV-infected patients and travelers
  • Opportunities to teach internal medicine residents, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine students and visiting students from other medical schools through bedside instruction and formal didactic lectures

You work closely with highly experienced and knowledgeable faculty who represent excellence in clinical care, research and education.

Accreditation

The Infectious Diseases Fellowship is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

Certification

This fellowship fulfills the requirements for infectious diseases training as stated by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Fellows are eligible to take the American Board of Internal Medicine subspecialty examination in infectious diseases upon completion of their fellowship.

Program history

The Mayo Clinic Infectious Diseases Fellowship began in 2008. The program has evolved to include a robust clinical research component and several subspecialty clinical rotations.

As of July 2014, four physicians had completed this program. One fellow completes training annually.