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Clinical Activities

Clinical training usually is concentrated in the first year of the program.  Clinical assignments occur primarily at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics (UIHC). Some rotations occur at the Iowa City VA Health Care System which is located across the street.  Transplant ID and HIV Care are critical components of the fellow experience.

Clinical Rotations/Blocks

  • Team 1 General ID: Multidisciplinary UIHC inpatient consult service that includes residents and students on the team. This service typically performs 120-140 new consults per month.
  • Team 2 General ID: Outpatient consults.  The Team 2 rotation combines general ID clinic with an attending-directed inpatient consult service using an apprenticeship model of staffing
  • Clinical Microbiology: Intensive instruction and hands-on experience with the UIHC Clinical Microbiology Laboratory staff
  • Team 4/D: General ID consult for hospitalist services. Staffed 1:1 (apprenticeship model) with attending
  • Transplant ID
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Hospital Epidemiology
  • Hepatology Clinic
  • Travel Clinic
  • OPAT experience throughout clinical fellowship
  • Electives:   Allergy/Immunology, Pediatric Infectious Disease, Dermatology, Ortho ID, Addiction Medicine, NTM, Pulmonary Clinic