Why Infectious Disease at Iowa?

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics offers the best traditions in academic excellence, patient care and collaborative research, with the added benefits of Iowa City's affordable living, healthy lifestyles and appreciation for the arts.  Highlights of training in Infectious Disease at Iowa include:

  • Outstanding clinical training in a dynamic academic medical center
  • State-of-the-art Microbiology Lab with medical microbiology training throughout the fellowship
  • Choose one of 3 tracks to achieve professional goals
  • Training grants in both Infectious Diseases and Parasitism
  • Iowa City VA is a Quality Scholars Program Site
  • Opportunities for masters degree in Public Health, Scientific Investigation, Medical Education
  • No visa restrictions
  • Many opportunities for mentored scholarly work
  • Multiple elective opportunities
  • Enjoy elective opportunities
  • Enjoy cultural amenities, diversity, and sports program of a Big Ten University city

UI Hospitals & Clinics and the Carver College of Medicine:

  • America’s Best Large Employers; #1 in healthcare, #7 overall, Forbes
  • Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News and World Report
  • America’s Best Hospitals List, U.S. News and World Report
  • America’s Best Children’s Hospitals List, U.S. News and World Report
  • 2014 Magnet Prize for Nursing

Iowa City, a top place to live: 

  • #1 Least Stressed City in America 2015
  • World City of Literature, UNESCO; Home of the internationally renowned Iowa Writer’s Workshop
  • #3 Best Places to Live List, Outside Magazine
  • Best Places to Live and Launch Fortune
  • #5 Great Places to Live, Work, MSN
  • Great outdoor opportunities
  • RAGBRAI: A week-long bike ride across Iowa, the largest bike ride in the world