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About the Program

The Infectious Disease Fellowship at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has the following aims:

  • To train diverse Infectious Disease experts who are exemplary physicians.  Principles that derive from prudent antimicrobial stewardship, the epidemiology of infections, medical microbiology, immunology, health equity and disease prevention will inform their service to patients and healthcare institutions.
  • To train physicians who are equipped to lead health care teams that optimize patient safety and healthcare quality/delivery.
  • To train physician-scholars who increase medical/scientific knowledge in Infectious Disease and related fields through research and publication.
  • To train dedicated physician-educators who enthusiastically transmit the knowledge and skills listed in Missions 1-3.