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Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship (Minnesota)

Program description

The vibrant, 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 see pediatric patients with a variety of common and unusual viral, bacterial, fungal, and protozoal and parasitic diseases. You gain experience diagnosing and managing children with infectious complications.

The specific learning venues provided to you during a fellowship at Mayo Clinic include but are not limited to:

  • Solid-organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantations
  • Primary immunodeficiencies
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Neonatal and pediatric intensive care units
  • Community-acquired bacterial and viral infections
  • HIV and sexually transmitted infections rotations
  • General and subspecialty surgeries, including:
    • Trauma
    • Cardiac and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
    • Orthopedic
    • Ear, nose and throat
    • Craniofacial
    • Neurological
    • Plastic
  • Clinical immunology, microbiology and pediatric pharmacy experiences

Investigative and clinical skills acquired during the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship prepare and distinguish our fellows as highly competitive for research funding and outstanding in clinical competence.

The fellowship includes a minimum of 12 months of clinical training and up to 24 months of clinical or laboratory-based research, with the opportunity to receive a postdoctoral diploma or a postdoctoral master's degree in clinical and translational science.

Our fellows work directly with our staff physicians in a collegial atmosphere in beautiful Rochester, Minnesota. Southeastern Minnesota offers a safe and affordable quality of life on a competitive fellowship stipend. Our mission statement, "The needs of the patient come first," serves as a compass for all we do in Mayo Clinic Children's Center.

Our program adheres to the policies and procedures outlined by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, allowing us the opportunity to continue providing exemplary education to future medical professionals with their support and recognition.

Our program is also closely allied with Mayo's adult internal medicine Infectious Diseases Fellowship, which gives our fellows unique opportunities to see the differences and similarities between infectious disease practices among different demographics of people.

What makes Mayo Clinic a unique place to complete your pediatric infectious diseases fellowship?

Not only do we provide a flexible and personalized learning program for our fellows, but we also offer crucial and unique benefits and opportunities during this three-year training period.

In addition to clinical and research training, our program offers several other educational experiences:

Accreditation

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

Certification

The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship fulfills the requirements (three years) for subspecialty training in pediatric infectious diseases prescribed by the Subboard of Pediatric Infectious Diseases of the American Board of Pediatrics.

  • Jan 14, 2015
  • ART665296