The fully funded three-year Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, is designed to prepare pediatricians for a variety of careers in pediatric infectious diseases.
Our training program provides an excellent opportunity for broad-based, comprehensive clinical and research experiences. During this fellowship, you will see pediatric patients with a variety of common and unusual viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic diseases. You will gain experience diagnosing and managing children with infectious complications.
As a fellow, you have access to a training experience that offers:
- 12 months of intensive clinical training
- 18 to 24 months of clinical or laboratory-based research
- Inpatient and outpatient training experiences, including:
- Community-acquired bacterial and viral infections
- HIV and sexually transmitted infections
- Neonatal and pediatric intensive care units
- Solid-organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
- Primary immunodeficiency
- Cystic fibrosis
- General and subspecialty surgeries, including:
- Cardiac and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
- Ear, nose, and throat
- Clinical immunology, microbiology, and pediatric pharmacy experiences
- Rotation in infection prevention and control, antimicrobial stewardship, and public health practice
- Four month elective rotation for additional training
- An extensive didactic training program
The investigative and clinical skills you acquire during the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship will prepare and distinguish you as highly competitive for research funding and outstanding in clinical competence.