Training for the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai takes place over the course of three years. The first year of training is dedicated mostly to our clinical inpatient consultation service. The second and third years are focused on research activities. You may also choose elective rotations based on your interests.
Typically, fellows spend:
- 12 months consulting on inpatient pediatric infectious diseases cases
- One half-day a week for 24 months in our outpatient HIV clinic
- One half-day a week for 12 months in our outpatient general pediatric infectious disease practice
- One month rotating through our Clinical Microbiology laboratory
- 21 months conducting research
Fellows are also expected to attend our regularly scheduled conferences and educational activities. These activities include: weekly pediatric infectious diseases case conferences, Journal Club, topic review, biweekly microbiology rounds, weekly research seminars, weekly adult and pediatric case presentations, and weekly pediatric Grand Rounds.